Best thing is to get a graduated ND (like a .9) and experiment. Square or rectangular grad NDs are more useful than screw-ins because you can adjust them more. They can be really expensive (sized for matte boxes) or relatively cheap (using the Cokin filter holder with Cokin grad NDs).
And when you shoot RAW, I suggest you get the FASTEST cards you can. Write time is really important because the longer the write time, the longer your interval will have to be. And as you know, RAWs are much bigger than jpgs so they take longer to write.
Edit: Here's a couple of shots I did a few days ago, using a .9 ND and a circular polarizer.
Image: RAW 4608x3456
Shutter: 1/5 sec
Interval: 3 sec
Workflow: GH2 > LR Timelapse > Lightroom > After Effects > Premiere > Vimeo
A 1/2 second shutter might have worked better, but the kind of jitter from the trees is definitely softer than it would have been with a faster shutter.
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