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Aucuba japonica 'Serratifolia'/Japonese Sawtoothed Aucuba

Aucuba japonica 'Serratifolia' / Aucuba japonica 'Serratifolia'
An upright growing plant that has leaves with serrated edges
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An upright growing plant that has leaves with serrated edges

Purple flowers in spring

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Scientific Name: Aucuba japonica 'Serratifolia'
Common Name: Japonese Sawtoothed Aucuba
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Purple
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
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Comments: This aucuba has long dark green leaves with sharply serrated edges on bold upright stems. Showy purple flowers in spring and red berries on female plants on fall and winter. A wonderful plant for accent in a shady area. It is susceptible to anthracnose and mealy bugs