Planting a native hedgerow will add functional beauty and biodiversity to your yard. A hedgerow can be created with various groupings of native plants in a layered canopy. They can also look like a more traditional monoculture. These are a few of our go-to recommendations for adding some privacy to yard. Plant data from North Coast CNPS Nursery Committee

Common Name Scientific Name Sun Height Type Humboldt Native
Service Berry
Service Berry
Amelanchier utahensis
Tall
10 - 16 ft
Incense Cedar
Incense Cedar
Calocedrus decurrens
Tall
12 - 197 ft
Tanoak
Tanoak
Notholithocarpus densiflorus
Tall
49 - 131 ft
Coyote Brush
Coyote Brush
Baccharis pilularis
Tall
2 - 10 ft
Oregon Grape
Oregon Grape
Berberis aquifolium
Tall
4 - 7 ft
Oregon Grape
Oregon Grape
Berberis nervosa
Tall
1 - 7 ft
California Lilac
California Lilac
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
Tall
2 - 30 ft
Coffeeberry
Coffeeberry
Frangula californica
Tall
6 - 15 ft
Silk Tassel
Silk Tassel
Garrya elliptica
Tall
6 - 16 ft
Cream Bush
Cream Bush
Holodiscus discolor
Tall
3 - 16 ft
California Wax Myrtle
California Wax Myrtle
Morella californica
Tall
6 - 33 ft
Mock Orange
Mock Orange
Philadelphus lewisii
Tall
5 - 12 ft
Huckleberry
Huckleberry
Vaccinium ovatum
Tall
2 - 8 ft