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Aucuba japonica Hosoba Hoshifu

Aucuba japonica 'Hosoba Hoshifu'

Aucuba

'Hosoba Hoshifu' Aucuba is a showy evergreen for shady locations, with long narrow shiny green leaves speckled liberally with bright yellow spots.  'Hosoba Hoshifu' is a female Aucuba, which produces shiny red long lasting fruit when planted near a male form (most green and yellow Aucubas are male).  The fruit is large and very showy as it persists throughout the winter.  Plant in a sheltered spot protected from winter winds and afternoon sun. 

Height

5 Feet

Spread

4 Feet

USDA Hardiness Zone

7
Current Availability
Qty Avail Description Future Crop
10 Aucuba japonica Hosoba Hoshifu #7 2-3' (narrow leaf, variegated)
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Cut Branches
Evergreen
Fruit - Ornamental
Full Shade
Winter Containers
Winter Interest
Foliage
Fruit
Soil Conditions
Average
Dry
Bloom Time
Spring
Exposure
Full Shade
Partial Shade/Shade Tolerant
Tolerance
Dry Shade Tolerant
Foliage Color
Variegated: Green/Yellow
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