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Aucuba japonica 'Shugetsu'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Aucuba japonica 'Shugetsu'

New Year Japanese Laurel

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Item #: 13210

Zones: 7a to 9b

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 72" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Japan

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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Aucuba japonica 'Shugetsu' (translated as 'New Year') is one of the most unusual Japanese aucuba selections we've grown. Almost certainly a tetraploid, Aucuba 'Shugetsu' shares many traits with tet daylilies...abnormally thick stems and foliage. The tree trunk-like stalk supports a 6' tall, vase-shape plant that's narrow at the base and widens slightly toward the tip. The 9" long evergreen leaves are very dark green with a wide golden central pattern and abnormally large for an aucuba...truly striking!

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