Spotted Laurel

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'

Spotted Laurel - Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'

Common Name: Spotted Laurel
Genus: Aucuba
Species: japonica
Cultivar: 'Crotonifolia'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 3.00 m (300 cm)
Sun/Shade: Any sun level or shadeSpread: 3.00 m (300 cm)

Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Colour: Gold, Green

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Clay/Heavy or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Aucuba plants are either male or female, this cultivar is female, bearing bright red berries in Autumn. An excellent choice for a poor site, tolerating most soils and deep shade. Thick, leathery leaves are spotted yellow. Can be used as a hedging plant.


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