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Arborvitae

American arborvitae is an upright evergreen with flat sprays of scalelike needles. 'Techny' is among the most popular varieties; it grows 10–15 feet tall, making it a good choice for a hedge or screen.

Name: Thuja selections

Zones: 2–7

Plant these evergreens for fast-growing privacy.

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