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Aucuba japonica                                                                                

ah-CUBE-ah jah-PON-ih-kah                                                            

Evergreen Shade 
Ht. 5-6 Spread 5-6
Spacing 3

HABIT:   Upright on thick green stems. Yellow spots on long oval leaves. Native to Japan.

CULTURE:   Shade, moist soil and good drainage.

USES:  Background, coarse texture, screen or accent plant.

PROBLEMS: Scale, nematodes, mealy bugs, spider mites although none of these are serious.

NOTES:  Also available in green and dwarf forms.

Aucuba leaves burned by the sun.

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