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Japanese Aucuba, Gold Dust Plant
Scientific Name: Aucuba japonica Thunb.
Family: Cornaceae
Japanese Aucuba, Gold Dust Plant (Aucuba  japonica) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 4-24
USDA: 7-10

Heat Tolerance: All shade in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: Asia, from the Himalayas to Japan

Growth Habits: Evergreen shrub, up to 10 feet (3 m) or more

Watering Needs: Very adaptable

Propagation: Seeds or cuttings

Cultural Practices:
Check for mealy bugs and mites, protect from wind

Blooming Habits:
The Aucubas are dioecious (there are male plants and female plants). The female plants bears red berries in autumn.

Fruiting Habits:

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