“I need a privacy hedge but my yard gets a lot of shade. Is there anything I can grow? Hedges that grow in shade!
Sound familiar? This is a very common question, so you are not alone.
Shady locations can present some unique challenges. Some sites are very dry, while others can be nice and moist. Sometimes a hedge is desired to stretch through both full sun areas and full shade areas, and you need something that can do both seamlessly.
There are plenty of great hedges for shade best for shady locations. The partial shade has a few more to choose from, but some will tolerate deep shade. Here are our top five favorite hedges for shade:
Cherry laurels typically require a lot of sun, but Schip laurel can take partial shade as well. Its glossy, broad, evergreen leaves create a lush look in a shady spot. It is also drought-tolerant, making it perfect for dry shade. If you have a partially shaded property line and looking get a privacy (green all year) then cherry laurel is a great privacy trees that grow in shade. It is a fast, upright grower that quickly creates a tall, dense privacy screen.
Evergreen | Full Sun to Partial Shade | USDA Zones 6-9
Full Sun to Partial Shade
USDA Zones 6-9