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Aucuba japonica 'Salicifolia'

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Description:
A highly valued evergreen shrub with stout sea-green ageing darker upright shoots which arch with age. Clothed in architectural lanceolate bright green leaves which are irregularly distantly serrated bearing purplish flowers in mid spring followed on this selected female clone by luxurious quantities of ceiling-wax red berries when pollinated, in the depth of winter until spring. Height 1.7m Spread 1.7m. Easily grown in any type of reasonably fertile soil, very shade tolerant and drought tolerant in shade, tending to bleach the leaves in full sun.

product details
Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Aucubaceae) Aucuba japonica 'Salicifolia'
Group Colour Blooms Size
Shrub Brown, Red Early spring, spring medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Normal Part shade, Shade Evergreen bold Japan
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No ORNAMENTAL berries
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