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Petite Jade Aucuba

Aucuba japonica 'Petite Jade' (NA55288)

Pronunciation: aw-KEW-ba juh-PON-ih-kuh
SKU #06330
6-10

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OVERVIEW
Description A fantastic Japanese laurel from the National Arboretum. Its compact rounded habit and exceptional blight resistance sets it apart from others. Shiny bright green foliage matures to deep green. Perfect in mass plantings or as a foundation plant. Works well in formal designs. Thrives in shade and tolerates some drought once established. Evergreen.
Light Full shade
Watering Keep soil moderately moist.
Blooms Inconspicuous summer flowers
Mature Size Slow growing; reaches 6 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide, in 20 years or more.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Compact Form
Growth Rate Slow
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Yew (Taxus); Azalea (Azalea); Peony (Paeonia); Ostrich Fern (Matteuccia); Sarcococca (Sarcococca)
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.

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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.