AUCUBA as a Hedgeplant
Aucuba japonica, 6 to 9 ft., a hardy shrub with unimpressive whitein summer; thrives in either sunny or shaded positions. The female form bears scarlet berries during the winter if male and female plants are grown together. Plant 2 to 3 ft. apart in early autumn or late spring, in any type of . Clip in April, preferably with secateurs to avoid slashing the large, shiny, leathery leaves.
A.j.fructu-albo bears white fruits instead of red ones.
A. j. variegata has golden markings on the leaves.