Log in Sign up
Log in Sign up
Since 1988, THE source for buying native, rare, and unique perennials.
Aucuba japonica 'Hosoba Hoshifu'
JLBG @ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Aucuba japonica 'Hosoba Hoshifu'

Hosoba Hoshifu Japanese Laurel

Write a review
| Ask a Question

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) ?

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

Click Add to Wishlist to receive an email if this plant is back in stock.

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.

Ready to Shop? Try these great plants!