Aucuba Tree


Aucubas grow in any soil and in sun or shade. Plant in October, November or April. Among the best, which grow to 6 to 8 ft., are:

Aucuba japonica crotonoides, leaves densely mottled with small gold markings.

Aucuba japonica: Leaves

Aucuba japonica: Leaves (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A.j. Maculata (spotted or variegated laurel), with bright splashes of gold on its leaves and attractive red berries, is a good town shrub, but useful anywhere to give colour all year. Male and female flowers are borne on separate plants and both must be planted if berries are desired.

06. October 2012 by admin
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