For excellent screening plant Canadian hemlock. Reading Douglas Tallemy's "Bringing Nature Home" will provide the reader with a plethora of information on planting natives. In Detroit, a non-profit has recently begun to harvest these trees and use the wood for frames and other salable items; the tree's promiscuity alone suggests this could be a long-term enterprise. For another, any list of trees "not to plant" should have a section on ecologically damaging invasive species. It tolerates drought and rabbits, provides edible fruit, and makes a lovely shade tree. Most important of all is what our customers think of us:
Many tree people disparage hybrid poplar for their relatively short lives
Last year I finally removed it, applied chemical treatment to the cambium layer of the stump and had it ground out this year but new trees keep coming up from suckers that extend up to 50 feet from where the tree was planted. Request a Free Estimate no cost or obligation. The walnuts get caught in my gutters and they stain the patios. How many feet in width do you need to cover? It is not uncommon for these trees to reach - feet in the Northeast and they are one of the top value logging trees. Click on Chart to Enlarge.