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Hello, due to winter storm damage I am looking for ideas on what to plant in an area of part shade, that is dry and has mature oak, white pine,and maple tree already there. I want to screen the view of my neighbors house so an evergreen would be nice, one that only gets to 8 to 15 feet tall. So I don't have to constantly prune it to keep the screening. We also have lots of deer in the area and the damage they cause. Any suggestions?
 
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I don't have any personal experience with it but I'm buying Northern Bayberry to try as a screen on my property.  The reported height is fairly variable but it's semi-evergreen, deer resistant, nitrogen fixing and you can make candles from the berries.
 
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Arborvitae -  It is evergreen and does not grow too tall or bushy

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thuja
 
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Anne Miller wrote:Arborvitae -  It is evergreen and does not grow too tall or bushy

 Deer LOVE to eat arborvitae.
 
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When we had Arborvitae we lived in a big city where I never saw deer.  

j flynn, it might help to know what kind of climate you have, like dry, wet, sunny, shady??  Zone?

In the book, "Deer Proofing your yard and garden"  there is a long list of trees and shrubs that deer do not like.

They are listed by Zone and soil conditions.  On their list, I only have experience with Juniper.  

Spruce, Black Locust, Eucalyptus, Magnolia, Wisteria are a few on the list.  
 
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I am in a zone 6b near the coast, dry sandy soil where I want to plant. I was looking into mountain laurel or a serviceberry but am not sure how much shade they will tolerate and still grow well.
 
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I don't find serviceberry on the list and I image deer would like them.  

Mountain Laurel (kalmia latifolia) is on the list for Zone4-9; and both sun & shade; Moist peaty, humusy loam soil
 
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