AUCUBA japonica 'Golden Spangles'

Commonly known as Japanese laurel, Spotted laurel

Striking golden variegation (female form)
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Elliptic to ovate, glossy leaves to 20cm (8in) long, usually with a few marginal teeth.
  • Red
    Red-purple
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
  • Tall Shrub
    Rounded shrub. Produces bright red berries to 1cm (½in) across in autumn
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full shade
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    For best variegation

AUCUBA japonica 'Golden Spangles'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Good to know
    Female form with leaves spotted and blotched yellow.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Japan.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Erect panicles to 10cm (4in) long of small flowers
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold variegated
  • Leaf margin
    Incised
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all
    Will not tolerate boggy or waterlogged soil.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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Aucuba japonica - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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