Mr. Goldstrike Aucuba
Aucuba japonica 'Mr. Goldstrike'
Pronunciation: aw-KEW-ba juh-PON-ih-kuh
|Description||A beautiful source of bold color for the shadiest areas of the landscape, with large, lustrous, dark green leaves heavily speckled with gold variegation. Showier than common types. A terrific evergreen shrub for use in containers, on covered patios or indoors. This handsome male plant serves as a pollenizer to berry-producing female varieties.|
|Watering||Keep soil moderately moist.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slowly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Pollenizer|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Sarcococca (Sarcococca); Camellia (Camellia); Fatsia (Fatsia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Ostrich Fern (Matteuccia)|
|Care||Thrives in organically rich, evenly moist, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drier conditions in cooler summer climates. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.