Product Code: s1535
Aucuba japonica Golden King - Japanese Spotted Laurel
Aucuba japonica Golden King (male) is a striking evergreen shrub. Colourful large green leaves with golden yellow spots makes this new shrub ideal for a low growing hedge, easy to maintain. Aucuba Golden King is tolerant of shade and can be put under trees. Plant Golden King in containers for patios or around the garden for a huge splash of colour year-round. Also useful for banks and slopes.
Common Name: Spotted Laurel, Japanese Laurel
Variety: Golden King
Award: Awarded AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Rate of Growth: Average
Foliage colour: Green with yellow spots
Type: Pot Grown, 2.0 Litre
Size: 25-30cm tall
Planting Location: Full sun, partial shade, dense shade
Soil Type: Likes chalk, loam, sand, but will tolerate most types. Must be well draining, moist
pH: neutral, acid to alkaline
Fertilise: Rootgrow upon initial planting and thereafter
Planting Distance: 3 per metre single row
Height: 2m to 2.5m after 10-20 years
Spread: 2m to 2.5m after 10-20 years
Misc: Ideal for Coastal areas, borders and low screening or hedging plant. Low maintenance
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