‘Vintage Jade’ Distylium

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Distylium sp. hybrid ‘Vintage Jade’ PP#23,128
USDA Hardiness Zones: 7a to 9b
This is one carefree, sun-loving evergreen! A lovely plant that forms a spreading mound in the landscape, ‘Vintage Jade’ distylium tolerates heat and has exceptional disease-resistance. A member of the witch hazel family, its petite red flowers appear in late winter and early spring. It is a great low-maintenance alternative to boxwood, cherry laurel, holly, and juniper for foundation plantings.
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Woody Ornamentals - Shrubs - Broadleaf - Evergreen
Growth Size:   Medium Shrub - 3 to 4 feet tall, 4 to 5 feet wide
Growth Habit:   Mounding - Spreading - Compact
Features:   Easy To Grow, Sun Loving, Year Round Color and Interest
Deer Resistant, Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Pest Resistant, Heat tolerant
Garden Ideas:   
Formal, Contemporary
Flower features:    
Produces petite, dark-red flowers that bloom in winter
Foliage type and color:    Broadleaf, Dark Green
Spring leaves emerge and change through a wide range of varying colors.
Landscape Uses:    Edging, Grouping, Foundation, Slope
Accent, Border, Container, Mass Planting, Ground Cover, Specimen
‘Vintage Jade’ Distylium is a Low maintenance plant
Growth Size:   Medium Shrub - 3 to 4 feet tall, 4 to 5 feet wide
Growth Rate:   Medium
Spacing:   4-5 ft apart
Exposure:   Full Sun to Partial Shade
Watering:   Waterwise   Semi-Moist   Wet to Dry
Soil Types:   Adaptable to pH   Well-Drained   Adapted to most soil types
General Plant Care:    Care for your shrubs includes monitoring for pests and diseases, periodically checking soil moisture, and providing fertilizer as needed. In general, plants that have sufficient water and the correct amount of fertilizer tend to not have as many pest and disease problems. Water new plants weekly during the growing season in the first year, and as needed after that.
General Planting Tips:    Choose a site suited to your plant's light, soil, and space needs. Dig a hole twice as wide but no deeper than the container. Remove plant from container and loosen roots slightly. Place the plant in the hole. If using slow-release (coated) fertilizer, you may add it according to package directions at this time. Add soil back to the hole, ensuring the top of the soil from the container is even with the surrounding soil. Water well, and add more soil if needed. Add 2-3 inches of mulch around plant, taking care to keep away from stem or trunk. See our FAQ page for more details on Mulching.
General Fertilizing Tips:    Once in spring with a slow-release fertilizer recommended for this plant (shrub, tree) at a rate according to package directions.
General Pruning suggestions:    Not usually needed, best left unpruned
USDA Hardiness Zones: 7a to 9b

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