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Aucuba japonica (Spotted Laurel)
Spotted Laurel Aucuba japonica
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Part Shade
Half Shade
Height 3 m
Width 2 m
Drought Tolerance Keep Watered During Hot Periods
Frost Tolerance Heavy Frost
Origin Exotic
Design Use Containers
Cut Flowers
Feature Plant
Foliage Interest
Screening Plant
Flower Colour Purple
Flowering Period Spring
Climate Zone 1
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Foliage Colour Dark Green Leaves
Foliage Cover Evergreen

The Dapple Designs Expert Says:

Aucuba japonica or Spotted Laurel as it is commonly known, is a medium shrub that originates from China and Japan. It has shiny dark green leaves with yellow blotches. This plant can be grown in shady areas with little available moisture.