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SWING LOW® DISTYLIUM
PP29779 Plant propagation prohibited
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List Price $43.00 per plant In Stock
Hardiness Zone: 7-9 · Mature Height: 2-3 Feet · Mature Spread: 4-6 Feet
Buy Swing Low® Distylium online. Swing Low® is a perfect evergreen for grouping and massing. After five years in trials, it remains more compact and prostrate than Cinnamon Girl™ with dainty blue-green leaves densely arranged on horizontal branches. Like all First Editions® Distylium, Swing Low® is an adaptable plant growing well in dry soil, wet soil, seasonally flooded areas and slopes. It's also heat tolerant. We selected this plant in summer 2016 after the hottest Georgia summer on record. It adapts well to pruning when needed, and is disease and insect resistant.
Family: Hamamelidaceae · Common Name: Distylium
FREE with every plant purchased:
- The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
- A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
- Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
- Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
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SWING LOW® DISTYLIUM Plant Characteristics
|•||Leaf Scorch - High Resistance|
|•||Leaf Spot - High Resistance|
|•||Powdery Mildew - High Resistance|
|•||Root Rot - High Resistance|
Leaf Color Fall*
Preferred Soil Conditions*
|•||Adapts Well to Most Soil Types|
|•||Adapts Well to Wet Areas|
|•||Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)|
|•||Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)|
|•||Cuttings or Divisions|
Season of Interest*
|•||Late Spring/Early Summer|
|•||Late Summer/Early Autumn|
|•||Under Power Lines|
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SWING LOW® DISTYLIUM Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips
Distylium is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.
Interesting Notes About SWING LOW® DISTYLIUM
Distylium is a good alternative for boxwood, cherry laurel, holly and juniper in foundation plantings or anywhere you want low maintenance evergreen shrubs.