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Aucuba Japonica Hosoba Hoshifu

This showy evergreen features long, thick, narrow, glossy green leaves, speckled liberally with bright yellow spots. A female Aucuba, ‘Hosoba Hoshifu’ means “narrow-leaved star-variegated” in Japanese. Produces shiny red long lasting fruit when planted near a male form.  Prefers shade and is mildly salt tolerant in well drained soils.

  • Common Name Japanese Aucuba
  • Variety Hosoba Hoshifu
  • Zone Zone 7
  • Mature Size 6' x 6'
  • Plant Type Evergreen Shrub