Spotted laurel
Aucuba japonica
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist daily at room temperatures above 22 °C, otherwise mist every 4 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers tepid constant temperatures through the whole year (average under 20 °C).
pH range 5.1 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity poisonous

Origin

Climate humid subtropical

Photo

Names

Other common names Golden Dust, Japanese aucuba
Family Cornaceae

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 7 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -17°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • red-purple
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    4
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Leaf color
  • green
  • yellow
Fruit color
  • red-purple
Pruning true