Aucuba japonica grow and care – 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.
Aucuba japonica for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow 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 Spring Planting season: Spider mites, aphids Pests and diseases: Autumn / Winter Pruning season: How to prune: Just for design 1.5-3 m, 60-120 inches Size of the plant? Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Half Shade / Full Shade Yes Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Spring Bloom season: 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:
Categories of growing
Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements:
Part shade Plants, Shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants
Evergreen, Perennial plant, Shrub, Tree
Colored leaves, Hedging plants, Indoor plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
White leaves, Yellow leaf
Purple flower, Red flower