Aucuba japonica "Crotonifolia"

Japanese laurel

3 m. 9,84 f.
Family: Cornaceae

Genus: Aucuba

Genus of 3-5 of evergreen species, mainly shrubs and more rarely trees, native to eastern Asia. Dioecious plants, grown for their ornamental foliage and their fruits.
They grow in full sun and partial shade, in moderately moist, fertile soils.
Propagate by semi-woody cuttings in summer, using mist propagation with bottom heat.
No disease problems.
Latin name: Aucuba japonica "Crotonifolia"
Evergreen shrub with gold-speckled green leaves. Female plants bear small infructescences of decorative, glossy, olive-sized red fruits.