Contact us to learn about delivery and install options.
Linebacker™ Distylium is an upright evergreen that takes on the shape of a white oak whiskey barrel in youth and matures into an excellent screening or hedge plant. Reddish new growth matures to lustrous dark green and does not thin out in the center of the plant. With no pests or diseases to trouble it, Linebacker™ is becoming a popular replacement for cherry laurel for screening and hedges.
Mature Plant Height: Very Tall: 73" and up
Sun (6+ hours) and Part Shade/Sun (4-6 hours of sun)
Soil Moisture: Medium and Well-drained
Soil Type: Wide Tolerance
Bloom Time: Spring
Flower Color: Red
Foliage color: Green and Purple
Features: Fall Color and Winter Interest
Tolerances: Drought Tolerant and Deer Tolerant
Garden Type: Foundation Planting, Rock Garden, and Border/Screen