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Aucuba japonica var. borealis 'Bored Female'

Bored Female Japanese Laurel

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Item #: 4461

Zones: 6a to 9b

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 48" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Japan

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

Ooops! We previously offered this male clone of the lovely-shaped Aucuba japonica var. borealis, but when it flowered, we discovered it had undergone a previously undisclosed sex change operation and was not a male. We immediately switched its name to Aucuba japonica 'Bored Female'. Aucuba 'Bored Female' makes an elegant 4' tall x 4' wide specimen, clothed in very shiny, black-green leaves. Aucuba japonica var. borealis is the most cold hardy of the Aucubas, hailing from northern Hokkaido, and Sea of Japan side of Honshu, so this would be a good one to try if you live north of Zone 7.