General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Provides winter interest
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Common names
  • Japanese Aucuba
  • Japanese Laurel
  • Japanese Aokiba
  • Aokiba

  • Posted by csandt (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jul 1, 2016 1:14 PM concerning plant:
    Great slow-growing shrub for dry shade. It is very easy to root cuttings taken August - November in water.

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