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Aucuba Japonica Variegata | Variegated Japanese Laurel (2 Litre)

SKU 1068652
Original price €0.00 - Original price €0.00
Original price €0.00
€9.99 - €9.99
Current price €9.99
08 Mar. Estimated arrival
05 Mar. Order placed
06-07 Mar. Order dispatches
08 Mar. Delivered!
🚚 Order within the next 2 hours, 15 minutes for delivery by 08 Mar, 2024.
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Click and Collect: Please allow up to 24 hours for us to pick and process your order. As soon as we have picked your order we will phone you and arrange a time to collect it.

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(For counties outside of Dublin & Kildare) If your order is overweight or bulky or fragile and your shipping address is not based in Dublin or Kildare then we will ship your order by pallet.

Aucuba japonica 'Variegata' is a captivating evergreen shrub celebrated for its striking and attractive variegated foliage. Belonging to the Garryaceae family, this plant is native to Japan and is commonly known as Variegated Japanese Laurel or Gold Dust Plant. The Aucuba japonica 'Variegata' is a popular choice for gardens and landscapes due to its ability to thrive in both shady and partially shaded areas, bringing a splash of color and vibrancy to even the most shaded corners.

Why We Like It:

  • Variegated foliage: The Aucuba japonica 'Variegata' features glossy green leaves adorned with bright yellow or cream-colored speckles and streaks, adding a stunning contrast to its appearance.
  • Tolerates shade: This plant is well-suited for shaded and partially shaded locations where many other plants struggle to thrive, making it a valuable addition to shade gardens and landscapes.
  • Low-maintenance: Aucuba japonica 'Variegata' is a hardy and low-maintenance shrub, requiring minimal care and attention once established.

What to Know:

  • Light requirements: While it prefers partial shade, this plant can tolerate various light conditions, including full shade and dappled sunlight.
  • Soil and watering: Plant the Aucuba japonica 'Variegata' in well-draining soil and keep it consistently moist during the growing season. However, avoid waterlogged conditions.
  • Cold hardiness: This evergreen shrub is cold-hardy and can withstand frost and mild freezing temperatures.
  • Pruning: Light pruning can help shape the plant and remove any damaged or unwanted growth. However, it is best to avoid heavy pruning, as it may compromise the plant's natural form.
  • Toxicity: The berries of Aucuba japonica 'Variegata' are toxic if ingested, so it's essential to keep them out of reach of pets and children.

Height and Spread: When fully grown, Aucuba japonica 'Variegata' typically reaches a height of around 5-8 feet (150-240 centimeters) and has a spread of about 3-6 feet (90-180 centimeters). However, the size may vary depending on growing conditions and pruning practices.

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