Aucuba japonica &
Aucuba japonica &
Aucuba japonica &

Hosoba Hoshifu Aucuba

Aucuba japonica 'Hosoba Hoshifu'

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  • Georgia Grown
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Hosoba Hoshifu Aucuba is a compact female cultivar of a shade-loving evergreen shrub with narrow and glossy deep green serrated leaves that have heavy yellow splotching.  The branches will reach the ground if grown in full shade.  The tiny 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.




5' - 8'


4’ - 5’



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

7 - 9


Part SunFull Shade

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MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low maintenance.   Water weekly.  Keep young plants out of the direct sun, or leaves will develop black spots.  Takes well to pruning. 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 ExposureUrban Gardens, Foundational Plantings, and Hedges.

COMPANION PLANTS: Hosta,  Solomon's SealChampion’s Wood Fern

IMAGES: Futureman11992013 12-28 DSC 0011 (2)CC BY-SA 3.0, (2) Photo by Günter Grumer, Acuba

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

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Estimated Shipping Time: Your order may ship immediately, however most orders ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on weekends) from date of purchase. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

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