Plants: Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' - aukuba japonská

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Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' - aukuba japonská

This evergreen shrub is a commonly known favourite especially in Britain. The first specimen was brought to Europe in 1783, and has been sought after ever since for its beautifully varigated/golden-spotted leaves. Should the top leaves be damaged after winter, just get rid of them in the spring, or cut back a few cms of the branches.

The shrub will thrive again and will become even denser. It does best in shade or semi-shade, in normal to acidic soil. Needs a lot of moisture.
Milan Havlis, Specializované zahradnictví
Chlumec 23, 382 32 Velešín, Czech republic

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