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Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'
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Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'
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A tough, medium sized evergreen shrub, Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' has glossy, dark green leaves with patches of colourful yellow variegation. Although usually grown as a foliage plant this has small purple-red flowers in spring.

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'  is a tough and reliable shrub for sun or shade but known for tolerating difficult positions such as dry, heavy shade quite well.

Supplied Size: 1.5L or 2L pots (approx 3 years old, 15 - 20 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun or shade. Will tolerate heavy shade well.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April - May.
  • Flower Colour: Purplish-red
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'  grows to be a small to medium sized, rounded shrub.
    • Height: 2 - 2.5 m (6 - 8 ft)
    • Spread: 2 - 2.5 m (6 - 8 ft)
  • Notes: Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' is tolerant of atmospheric pollution, making it a good choice of shrub for an urban gardens.


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