Green Aucuba

Aucuba japonica ‘Green’

Green Aucuba is a compact shade-loving evergreen shrub with glossy serrated green leaves.  Aucuba are dioecious with the berries growing in abundance on the female plants. The tiny purple maroon flowers bloom in early spring, while the bright red berries that ripen in fall and last until spring.  Prefers rich, moist and well-drained soils.  Deer resistant.

Type: 

Shrub

Height: 

3’ - 5’

Spread: 

3’ - 5’

Spacing: 

4’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

7 - 10

Culture: 

Part Sun, Full Shade

Bloom Color: 

Purple

Season of Interest: 

Spring, Year-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low maintenance.   Water weekly.  Keep young plants out of the direct sun, or leaves will develop black spots.  Root rot can be a problem in poorly-drained or overly moist soils. Southern blite, leaf spot, scale, mealybugs, and nematodes are occasional issues.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensWildlife GardensNaturalized Areas,  Coastal Exposure, Urban Gardens, Foundational Plantings, and Hedges.

COMPANION PLANTS: Sweet Flag, Japanese Maple, Lenten Rose

IMAGES: Photo by rachelgreenbelt, aucuba japonica, myyard, jdy116 XX201104264689.jpg(2) Magnus Manske, P1000349 Aucuba japonica (Salicifolia) (Aucubaceae) PlantCC BY-SA 3.0

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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Green Aucuba
Green Aucuba

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