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AUCUBA japonica 'Picturata'
Japanese Aucuba, Japanese Laurel, Picturesque Japanese Laurel
Picturata Japanese aucuba is an evergreen shrub bearing glossy, leathery green leaves with solid yellow centers and yellow speckles. Yellow variegation is unstable and leaves may revert to solid green. Bright red fruit occurs in fall and winter.
Aucuba tolerates most well drained soils and prefers partial shade locations protected from hot afternoon sun and winter winds. It is excellent for hedges or massing and may be grown as large houseplants.
12 - 6
6 - 10
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Partial Shade, Full Shade
6'-10' / 1.8m - 3.0m
4'-6' / 1.2m - 1.8m
Pollution, Drought, Salt
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Green, Dark Green
Container, Feature Plant, Foundation, Hedges, Houseplant
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