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Distylium Coppertone

Distylium 'PIIDIST' PP#25,304

Distylium Coppertone Shrubs are a lovely evergreen shrub that form a spreading mound in the landscape and offers a refreshing touch of dark green throughout the year. The new foliage has a distinct copper-colored appearance changing to a bluish-green color as they mature. Petite, red flowers appear in the winter through early spring. This adaptable evergreen shrub grows in full sun or part shade, and is very tolerant of drought, heat and wet soil. Distylium is a good alternative for boxwood, cherry laurel, holly and juniper in foundation plantings or anywhere you want low-maintenance evergreens. Makes a great low-growing privacy hedge.

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Distylium Coppertone Shrubs stay in neat, graceful mounds, adding a touch of ‘formal wildness’ to your landscape.

About Your Distylium Coppertone

The 'Coppertone' Distylium stays in neat, graceful mounds adding a touch of ‘formal wildness’ to your hedges. It is a comparable alternative to other shrubs like junipers, hollies, and boxwood. It has beautiful copper colored foliage in the early stages but turns a blue-green color in its maturity and in the winter it produces small, maroon colored flowers. Drought tolerant and does well in full sun. Common names include Winter Evergreen Wtich Hazel or Witchhazel. 


Hardiness Zone: 7-9
Mature Height: 3 to 4 feet
Mature Width: 4 to 5 feet
Classification: Broad leaved evergreen shrub
Sunlight: Full Sun to Part Shade
Habit: Densely branched, spreading
Foliage: Copper red new growth in spring, Turns Blue-Green in summer
Flower Color: Red
Pruning Season: Prune in spring after flowering
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Water Requirements: Water well until established
Uses: Extremely attractive when used as in the mixed border, foundations, or planted in mass
Growzone: 7-9 Distylium Coppertone Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Distylium Coppertone

We suggest when planting your newly purchased Distylium Coppertone Shrubs that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil, you may need to add a locally-sourced compost or topsoil to the backfill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a backfill soil for Distylium Coppertone because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Coppertone Shrubs spread through the loose, nutrient-rich soil much easier than if you used solely the existing soil, which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant too deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally-occurring, beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens. Bio-tone is a gardener's best friend and can help guarantee your success.


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