Best Privacy Trees For a Small Backyard

There are many reasons why you might want to own your home. One of which is the alluring benefit of privacy.

But what’s the solution when you move into your brand new house and realize your yard doesn’t offer nearly as much privacy as you anticipated?

Here Are 18 Best Privacy Trees For A Small Backyard

Carolina Cherry Laurel

The Carolina laurel cherry can be small evergreen shrub or small to medium tree. The fresh leaves give off a maraschino cherry fragrance when crushed.


The arborvitae trees have always been a great choice when it comes to fast growing evergreen trees for privacy and there are plenty of good reasons why.

Flowering Dogwood

Flowering dogwood trees are North American deciduous trees and are great seasonal privacy trees and add some color to your yard as well.

Bottlebrush Buckeye

This is a large shrub that will, over time, have a much larger spread than height so it won’t do very well in a tight space.

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