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Emerald Heights Dystilium
Emerald Heights Dystilium

Emerald Heights Dystilium

$44.99

Emerald Heights has reddish-maroon flowers in late January through March add interest during the winter months. With its heat and drought tolerance, it is the perfect plant to use as low screening, a specimen or grouping in any size garden. The new growth emerges with a coppery color to the leaves. Reaches 5 feet tall and wide. Distylium is a good alternative for boxwood, cherry laurel, holly and juniper in foundation plantings or anywhere you want low maintenance evergreens. 

Growth Habit

Emerald Heights grows to be about 5' tall and wide.  Beautiful, dense, deep green foliage lasts all year. Hardiness zones of 6-9 and can be fairly drought tolerant once established.

Care

This very adaptable plant grows in full sun or part shade, tolerates drought, heat and wet soil. It also displays exceptional resistance to disease and insects. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season until established; reduce frequency once established. Provide winter protection in or below zone 6B normal low temperatures. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. May be pruned annually after flowering. 

 Toxicity

This plant is toxic to pets but luckily, deer do not like them!


Emerald Heights has reddish-maroon flowers in late January through March add interest during the winter months. With its heat and drought tolerance, it is the perfect plant to use as low screening, a specimen or grouping in any size garden. The new growth emerges with a coppery color to the leaves. Reaches 5 feet tall and wide. Distylium is a good alternative for boxwood, cherry laurel, holly and juniper in foundation plantings or anywhere you want low maintenance evergreens. 

Emerald Heights grows to be about 5' tall and wide.  Beautiful, dense, deep green foliage lasts all year. Hardiness zones of 6-9 and can be fairly drought tolerant once established.

This very adaptable plant grows in full sun or part shade, tolerates drought, heat and wet soil. It also displays exceptional resistance to disease and insects. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season until established; reduce frequency once established. Provide winter protection in or below zone 6B normal low temperatures. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. May be pruned annually after flowering. 

This plant is toxic to pets but luckily, deer do not like them!


Plant size and shape may differ from what is pictured.

For mail orders: Plants may go through shock during shipping. Upon arrival, take the plant out and water it thoroughly. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please notify us via email at sales@amgardens.com and include a photo(s) within 24 hours of plant arrival.

For in store purchases: If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please call us at 423-870-5000 or return the plant in its original pot/condition within 3 days. Trees and shrubs have a 1 year warranty (exceptions may apply), but we highly encourage you to give us a call or email if you notice issues with your plant. We'd love to help you figure out what's wrong and save your plant! 

Orders are shipped on Wednesdays and Thursdays; if your order is placed on a Wednesday, it may not ship until the following Wednesday. During peak season there may be delays in shipping. If it is too hot or cold, we suggest ordering during milder months to ensure plants arrive in best condition.