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Mr. Goldstrike Aucuba

Aucuba japonica 'Mr. Goldstrike'

Pronunciation: aw-KEW-ba juh-PON-ih-kuh
SKU #00356
6-10

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full shade
Watering Keep soil moderately moist.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Slowly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Pollenizer
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Rounded
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Sarcococca (Sarcococca); Camellia (Camellia); Fatsia (Fatsia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Ostrich Fern (Matteuccia)
CARE
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

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 8

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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.