Aucuba japonica growing shrub‎ of the genus Aucuba also known as Spotted laurel, Aucuba japonica perennial evergreen used as ornamental hedge plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropics climate or as house plant and growing in hardiness zone 6-10.

Leaves color green but can be variegate in green with white or yellow spots in elliptic shape with pointed tops.

Aucuba japonica flowers

Flower color red-purple with green stamen, the plant is dioecious female and male flowers grow on separate plants, flowers grow on stems in clusters.

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Requirements for Aucuba japonica growing and care:

Slightly acid soil, rich soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but if want to get variegate variety it’s ensure

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Poisonous

Planting season:
Spring

Pests and diseases:
Spider mites, aphids

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
1.5-3 m, 60-120 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring

General information about the flower
Dioecious flowers female and male flowers grow on separate plants, flowers grow on stems in clusters, flowers color red-purple with green stamen

Scientific name:

Aucuba japonica

Blooming Seasons

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Ornamental parts

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