Aucuba japonica ‘Mr. Goldstrike’
A beautiful source of bold color for the shadiest areas of the landscape, with large, lustrous, dark green leaves heavily speckled with gold variegation. A terrific evergreen shrub for use in containers, on covered patios or indoors. This handsome male plant serves as a pollinizer to berry-producing female varieties.
Type: Zone 6-10
Light: Full shade.
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Size: Slowly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.