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Hedges, Barriers, and Privacy Screens with Low Water Needs

Gardening in Tucson, Phoenix

Arizona and California

Hedges, Barriers, and Privacy Screens with Low Water Needs

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Plant List

FOOD PLANTS
Fruit, Berries, Nuts
Herbs
Peppers, Chilies
Strawberries
Tomatoes

ORNAMENTALS
Grasses
Ground Cover
Perennials
Shrubs
Trees and Palms
Vines

SPECIALTY GARDENS
Butterfly Garden
Erosion Control
Fragrance Garden
Hedges, Privacy, Barriers
Hummingbird Garden
Long-Blooming
Winter-Blooming

GARDENING TIPS
Dealing with Critters
Digging Holes for Plants
Fruit: Selection, Cultivation
Garden Bed: Sterilizing
Landscaping
Microclimates
Plant Placement
Selecting Plants
Soil Prep for Vegetables
USDA Hardiness Zones
Trees: Planting, Watering
Vegetable Calendar Zone 9

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Lonicera Japonica

Thornless Hedges

Acca sellowiana: Pineapple Guava / Feijoa
Slow to moderate grower, 3-20' high, can be trimmed.

Dalea frutescens: Black Dalea
Moderate to rapid grower, 3-4' high.

Dodonaea viscosa: Hopbush
Moderate to rapid grower, 12-15' high, can be trimmed lower.

Leucophyllum frutescens: Texas Sage
Rapid growth rate, 6-8' high, can be trimmed lower.

Myrtus communis: Myrtle
Slow to moderate grower, 8-12' high, can be trimmed lower.

Nerium oleander: Oleander
Moderate to rapid grower, cultivars vary in height up to 20', can be trimmed lower.

Simmondsia chinensis: Jojoba
Slow to moderate growth depending on water, 6-8' high, can be trimmed lower.

Tecoma stans: Yellow Bells
Rapid growth rate, 10' high, can be trimmed lower.

Vauquelinia californica: Arizona Rosewood
Very slow grower, 10-30' high, can be trimmed lower.


Thorny Barriers

Berberis: Barberry
Slow to moderate grower; trim to any height 8' or lower.

Bougainvillea: Bougainvillea
Moderate to rapid grower; drape over a fence and trim as needed.

Ebenopsis ebano: Texas Ebony
Very slow grower, trim to any height below 40'.

Fouquieria splendens: Ocotillo
Growth rate depends on water and sun, to 20' high.

Lycium: Desert-thorn / Wolfberry
Growth rate depends on water and sun, to 8' high.

Pyracantha coccinea: Scarlet Firethorn
Moderate to rapid grower, 8-16' high depending on cultivar, can be trimmed lower.

Lonicera Japonica
Lonicera Japonica: Japanese Honeysuckle

Privacy Screens - Evergreen Vines
for Fences and Trellises

Bignonia callistegioides: Lavender Trumpet Vine
Moderate to rapid grower, 20-50' long, evergreen above 20°F.

Bignonia capreolata: Crossvine
Rapid grower, 30-50' long, evergreen above 32°F.

Dolichandra unguis-cati: Cats Claw Vine
Rapid grower, 25-30' long, evergreen but cold deciduous.

Lonicera japonica: Japanese Honeysuckle
Rapid grower, 30' long, evergreen but cold deciduous.

Podranea ricasoliana: Pink Trumpet Vine
Rapid grower, 50' long, evergreen but cold deciduous.

Rosa banksiae: Lady Banks' Rose
Rapid grower, 12-20' long, evergreen but cold deciduous.




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