Aucuba japonica &
Aucuba japonica &
Aucuba japonica &
Aucuba japonica &

Aucuba japonica 'Serratifolia'

Sawtoothed Japanese Aucuba

Regular price$25.10

  • We currently have 71 in stock.
  • Inventory on the way
  • Delivery ONLY to Metro Atlanta & Athens within 5-7 business days
  • Pickup also available for most plants from our Chamblee studio
  • Guaranteed locally grown

Sawtoothed Japanese Aucuba is an upright pure green cultivar of a shade-loving evergreen shrub with glossy mild olive green serrated leaves.  The branches will reach the ground if grown in full shade.  Aucuba are dioecious with the berries growing in abundance on the female plants. The tiny maroon flowers bloom in early spring, while the bright red berries that ripen in fall and last until spring.  Prefers rich, moist and well-drained soils.  Deer resistant.




4' - 7'


4’ - 7’



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

6 - 10


Part SunFull Shade

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MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low maintenance.   Water weekly.  Keep young plants out of the direct sun, or leaves will develop black spots.  Takes well to pruning. Root rot can be a problem in poorly-drained or overly moist soils. Southern blight, leaf spot, scale, mealybugs, and nematodes are occasional issues.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensWildlife GardensNaturalized AreasCoastal ExposureUrban Gardens, Foundational Plantings, and Hedges.

COMPANION PLANTS: HostaSolomon's SealChampion’s Wood Fern

 IMAGES: LazaregagnidzeAucuba japonica Spotted Laurel იაპონური აუკუბაCC BY-SA 3.0, (2) Sten Porse, Aucuba-japonica-leavesCC BY-SA 3.0, (3) DigigalosAucuba japonicaCC BY-SA 3.0, (4) Photo by David J. Stang, Aucuba japonica 0zzCC BY-SA 4.0

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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