Saw-toothed Aucuba

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Aucuba japonica 'Serratifolia'


As do other acubas, this Saw-toothed variety prefers shady areas. It has long, dark-green leaves with sharply serrated edges; produces showy red berries in fall. Poisonous if eaten.

Photo courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, NC (336) 857-2131

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Shrub
Foliage Type Broadleaf evergreen
Height 4' - 6' 
Spread 4' - 8'
Shape Upright, rounded
Primary Foliage Color Green (variegated)
Seasonal Foliage Color Green (variegated)
Specimen Shrub? Yes (very showy, especially w/red berries on)
Grown for Foliage Yes
Berries Red
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Light Shade
Water Preferences Moist (not wet): Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage. 
Cold Hardiness Zone 6 to 10