Since 1988, THE source for buying native, rare, and unique perennials.
Aucuba japonica 'Tatsumaki'
@ Hawksridge Farms, NC

Aucuba japonica 'Tatsumaki'

Mikina Japanese Laurel

Item #: 2243

Zones: 7a to 9b

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Shade

Origin: Japan

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
Learn more about our pot sizes. PDN Guarantee

Note: This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

Click here to shop our current plants.

Aucuba japonica 'Tatsumaki' is the Quasimodo of the aucuba world. This odd Japanese selection is adorned with 6" long x 2" wide glossy, dark green leaves that are slightly twisted and mildly contorted. We have found the male-flowered Aucuba 'Tatsumaki' to be among the slower growing aucubas we've trialed, forming a 3' tall specimen in seven years.


More from this collection