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Aucuba japonica 'Picturata' /Variegated Aucuba

Aucuba japonica 'Picturata'  / Aucuba japonica 'Picturata'
Yellow and green variegated foliage
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Yellow and green variegated foliage


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Scientific Name: Aucuba japonica 'Picturata'
Common Name: Variegated Aucuba
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Variegated Plants
Comments: Yellow blotch in center of leaf and yellow spots elsewhere. Subject to scale insect and anthracnose fungus. Grows well in partial shade and should not get the hot high noon and early afternoon sun. Plant in a fertile, well drained soil. Quite intolerant of heavy, wet soils. The variegated slections are relatively slow growing.