Even though ninebark was named for its bark, it is not in quite.
The fresh, green growth that has grown at the tip of the stem will likely rot before roots can be produced, while the older, more mature and tough growth at the base of the stem will not grow roots as easily.
Low Maintenance Privacy Hedges for Your Backyard Berkman’s Golden Arborvitae (Thuja Orientalis). The Berkman Golden Arborvitae is an evergreen shrub that grows to five Camellia Japonica (Camellia Japonica). The Camellia Japonica is a flowering, broadleaf evergreen that reaches a height Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins.
Jun 18, The Japanese Privet, while commonly seen in large shrub or hedge applications, can also be grown easily as a small to medium tree as shown.
These deciduous shrubs can grow up to eight feet tall, spreading several feet wide.
Ideal for courtyards in smaller patio homes, Privet trees are even clean enough to plant near pools. Plant in rows or groups for privacy at upper level of the tree with shade below.
Rather than a privacy hedge, I would probably plant a variety of shrubs (evergreen and deciduous) to create a bed with some depth if you have room. Choose shrubs that would be pretty from both sides of the property line which also wouldn't need pruning.