Aucuba japonica 'Marmorata'

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  • Common Name: Japanese laurel
  • Plant Story:

    A rounded colorful evergreen shrub, Aucuba japonica 'Marmorata' features dark green leaves with heavy yellow spots. When planted with a male cultivar, bright red fruits will follow flowers in the fall/ winter.

  • Type: Shrub Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: 7-9
  • Height: 6-8 ft
  • Spread: 3-4 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Hedge, screen, or background shrub
  • Leaf: Green leaves with yellow spots
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Root rot, southern blight, fungal leaf spot, scale, mealybugs, and nematodes
  • Form: Rounded
  • Special Care Instructions:

    A female cultivar, requires a male plant for fruit. Avoid moist and wet soil. Tolerate of poor soil.


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