SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aucuba japonica 'Serratifolia'
COMMON NAME: Sawtoothed Aucuba
GARDEN SIZE: 4-6 ft. x 4-6 ft.
USDA ZONE: 6 to 10
EXPOSURE: Full Shade to Part Shade
WATER & SOIL: Average to moist, well-drained and organically rich soil
HABIT (FORM): Rounded, Multi-stemmed Shrub
FOLIAGE: Evergreen; Glossy, Dark Green leaves
BLOOM TIME: March to April, Flowers are inconspicuous
FRUIT: Produce berries when a male Aucuba, such as 'Mr. Goldstrike' or 'Shilpot', is planted nearby.
CARE: Pruning is rarely needed but if desired it can be accomplished in early spring.