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Aucuba japonica 'Hosoba Hoshifu'
JLBG @ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Aucuba japonica 'Hosoba Hoshifu'

Hosoba Hoshifu Japanese Laurel

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Item #: 9633

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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This Japanese female selection of the evergreen Aucuba japonica has some of the brightest leaf splashing of any of the clones we have grown. Aucuba 'Hosoba Hoshifu' means "narrow-leaved star-variegated." In the garden, our 5-year-old plants are 4' tall x 4' wide on the way to 6' in height, with a similar spread. The plants are adorned with narrow, 7" long x 1.5" wide, dark green leaves, heavily speckled with yellow dots. In winter, the plants are adorned with large clusters of bright red fruit the size of large peanuts...provided you have a male clone nearby.

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