Aucuba japonica ‘variegata’

'Variegata' Aucuba
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Plant Type

Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Large

Mature Height & Spread

6-10′ x 6-10′

Exposure

Full to Partial Shade

Water

Medium Water

Special Features

Desert Conditions, Hedge, Screen, Shade Tolerant

Container Sizes

#1, #5, #15

Natural Growth Habit

Rounded

Sunset Garden Zones

4-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

6-10

Grows at a moderate rate 6′-10′ tall and wide. Leaves are rich dark green with gold spots and are very shiny. Flowers are deep maroon and insignificant clusters of 3/4 bright red berries follow in fall and persist into winter. Must be cross pollinate to bear fruit. ‘Vaiegata’ can be either male or female. tolerant of a wide range of soils requires shade from hot sun prefers partial to full shade. moderate to regular water.

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