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Scientific Name: Aucuba japonica
Pronunciation: aw-KEW-buh juh-PON-ih-kuh
Common Name: Japanese aucuba, Japanese laurel
Family Name: Cornaceae
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Key ID Features: Large, round, evergreen shrub; leaves large, opposite, glossy, and common cultivars green with 'splatter-paint' yellow specks: lenticels prominent.
Course(s): AARB 1012, Level 2 Apprenticeship


Habit: Dense, Stiffly upright
Form: Round
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:2 - 3m
Spread:2 - 3m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: (Japan)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Acidic, Humus rich, Well-drained
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Mixed shrub border, Screening, Specimen plant, Winter interest
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