Re: Help with BLEs for a 100' screen
I just ordered 18 Schip Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus 'schipkaensis').
1. Deer resistant/proof (they have cyanide on the leaves
2. Evergreen with large leaves- looks very nice with a fresh green all year (doesn't bronze or turn brown)
3. Can take sun or shade (grows less dense in shade)
4. Grows to 10 feet tall, maybe a little taller
5. Grows fast too.
Deer proof and bright green foliage all year is what I like about this shrub. There are other varieties of P. Laurocerasus: Otto luyken stays small so it won't make a good privacy hedge, and Parkway (Magnolifolia) is more tree-like and not as hardy -- also it's super hard to find and $$ for a hedge.