Mr. Goldstrike Aucuba

Aucuba japonica 'Mr. Goldstrike'

SKU
0356
Beautiful bold color for the shadiest areas of the landscape, leaves splashed with gold. Evergreen shrub useful in containers, on covered patios or indoors. More colorful than common Gold Dust Plant. Shade. Slow growing to 4 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide. Cutting grown. Male.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationaw-KEW-ba juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleContemporary
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Houseplant, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull shade
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Pollenizer, Shade Loving, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureBright Foliage for Shade

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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