PlantsAucuba→Japanese Aucuba (Aucuba japonica 'Mr. Goldstrike')

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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
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Variegated
Broadleaf
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
Dioecious

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Location: At a nurseryDate: 2009-04-30
By Calif_Sue
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Location: At a nurseryDate: 2009-04-30
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Location: At a nurseryDate: 2008-06-25
By Calif_Sue
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Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565Date: 2016-06-24
By csandt
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Comments:
Posted by csandt (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jul 1, 2016 1:14 PM

Great slow-growing shrub for dry shade. It is very easy to root cuttings taken August - November in water.

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