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Acuba Gold Dust Plant

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Acuba Gold Dust Plant

Description

The Acuba Gold Dust Shrub is a stunning evergreen that grows up to 6 feet tall and thrives in zones 6-9. Grown naturally, it features bright yellow speckled leaves that add a pop of color to any landscape.

Acuba Gold Dust

Acuba Gold Dust (Aucuba japonica 'Gold Dust') is a popular evergreen shrub known for its golden-yellow variegated leaves. It is a cultivar of the Japanese Aucuba, and is native to Japan, China, and Korea.

Acuba Gold Dust shrubs can grow up to 6-8 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide, and have a dense, upright habit. The leaves are lance-shaped and about 2-4 inches long. The upper surface of the leaves is dark green with bright yellow spots, while the underside is pale green. The plant produces small, inconspicuous flowers in the spring, but they are not particularly showy.

Acuba Gold Dust is a low-maintenance plant that is easy to grow. It prefers partial shade to full shade and well-drained soil. It is tolerant of a wide range of soil types and pH levels, but it does not like to be in soggy soil.

Acuba Gold Dust is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of landscape settings. It is often used as a foundation plant, border shrub, or specimen plant. It can also be grown in containers.

Here are some tips for growing Acuba Gold Dust:

  • Choose a spot with partial shade to full shade and well-drained soil.
  • Plant the shrub in the spring or fall.
  • Water the shrub regularly, especially during the first year after planting.
  • Fertilize the shrub in the spring with a balanced fertilizer.
  • Mulch around the shrub to help retain moisture and suppress weeds.
  • Prune the shrub in the late winter or early spring to remove dead or damaged branches and to shape the plant.

Acuba Gold Dust is a beautiful and rewarding plant that is a great addition to any landscape. It is sure to add a touch of color and elegance to your yard or garden.

Here are some creative ideas for using Acuba Gold Dust in your landscape:

  • Plant Acuba Gold Dust as a border along a walkway or patio.
  • Use Acuba Gold Dust to create a hedge or privacy screen.
  • Plant Acuba Gold Dust under a tree to add color and interest.
  • Use Acuba Gold Dust as a foundation plant for your home.
  • Grow Acuba Gold Dust in a container on your patio or deck.

No matter how you choose to use it, Acuba Gold Dust is a beautiful and versatile plant that will add interest and color to your landscape.

Note: The plant is shipped in its pot, firmly secured with several layers of clear tape, thereby avoiding any shuffling and moving during transit. The plant reaches you with minimal damage- very safe and secure. We have been shipping plants like this for several years (plant are sometimes shipped in smaller pots for safety and ease of shipping). Most plants go dormant in fall and winter and will lose most of their leaves - looking dead and dry - very normal. They will flush out in spring.

We cannot send ship some plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by department of agriculture.

Growing Zones: 7-10

Mature Height: 4 to 6 Feet
Sunlight: Part Shade
Mature width: 4 to 6 Feet
Botanical Name: Aucuba japonica

Growing Zones: 6-10 outdoors

6-10 outdoors
Mature Height:
4-6 ft.
Sunlight:
Partial Shade to Shade
Mature Width:
4-6 ft.
Botanical Name:
Aucuba japonica 'Gold Dust'
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Note
Please note that the plant will be shipped in its pot, securely fastened with multiple layers of clear tape to prevent any shifting or damage during transit. This ensures that the plant arrives to you with minimal damage, safely and securely. We have been employing this method for shipping plants for several years, occasionally using smaller pots for added safety and convenience during transit. It's important to understand that many plants enter a dormant state during the fall and winter months, resulting in the loss of most leaves and appearing dry or lifeless. This is a natural process, and come springtime, they will begin to regrow and thrive once again. Please be aware that due to regulations set by the Department of Agriculture, there are certain plants and sizes that we are unable to ship to California. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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