Recommended Plants & Shrubs

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Although it is GP&L’s preference that no planting occur in utility rights of way or easements, we realize that people like to have plants and shrubs throughout their yards. Below is a list of plants and shrubs that will typically have a minimal tree trimming requirement when near electric lines.

  • Althea (Rose of Sharon)
  • Cleyera
  • Crape Myrtle
  • Burford Holly
  • Dogwood
  • Foster Holly
  • Mexican Buckeye
  • Needle Point Holly
  • Texas Mountain Laurel
  • Yaupon Holly
  • Possum Haw Holly
  • Rusty Haw Viburnum
  • Wax Myrtle
  • Eve’s Necklace
  • Red Tip Photinia
  • Japanese Maple
  • Redbud
  • Vitex