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

Aucuba japonica 'Pacman'

Pacman Japanese Aucuba

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Item #: 9901

Zones: 7a to 9b

Height: 36" 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.


When I was visiting Virginia plantsman Paul James in 2001, he shared cuttings of several of his favorite seedling aucubas. This particular male cultivar struck my fancy with its small contorted green leaves and extremely compact habit. After eleven years of trials, it has made a lovely 3' tall x 3' wide mound in our garden, so we are pleased to introduce it for the first time as Aucuba 'Pacman'.