SHADE Aucuba japonica sold by 1-gallon pot.
woody, broadleaf, evergreen shrub with variegated leaves. native to East Asia and Japan,
It can be found in moist woodland areas, thickets, valleys, and along streams. Partial shade to deep shade is the best growing environment. Young leaves exposed to the sun will blacken.
Soil conditions should be loamy clay, sand, or high organic matter. The soil needs to have good drainage, moist to occasionally dry or wet conditions. The foliage is susceptible to windburn so plant in a protected area. Spotted laurel typically grows 6 to 10 feet
can also be a HOUSEPLANT