Sunny Daze® Japanese Laurel
Aucuba japonica 'MonHinsuru'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||aw-KEW-ba juh-PON-ih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Houseplant, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic foliage for shade|
Thrives in a wide variety of well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in 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. Hardy to Zone 7b.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 10