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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


An evergreen in the witch hazel family which is rarely seen.

Genus of about 18 species of evergreen shrubs and trees found in woodland in eastern Asia.

  • Evergreen - alternate, ovate to to lance-shaped, leathery, usually dark-green leaves.
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Partial shade - shelter from cold winds.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none
  • Place of origin - eastern Asia.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus- rich.

Buy Varieties of DISTYLIUM

DISTYLIUM myricoides 'Blue Cascade'

DISTYLIUM myricoides 'Blue Cascade'  >

Blue-green foliage with bronze coloured new shoots. Maroon-red flowers and a compact habit
£17.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

DISTYLIUM racemosum

DISTYLIUM racemosum  >

Spreading shrub with ovate glossy green leaves and tiny flowers in early summer which have red calyces and purple stamens
£17.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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