Flower NameAucuba japonica
Formal NameAucuba japonica
AliasJapanese Aucuba, 青木
Aucuba japonica is a Gallic of Aucuba japonica species of evergreen shrubs native to Japan.All the year round blue leaves and branches that has been named. It is a dioecious blooms of brown or green four-valve in the spring. It is strongly in the shade, Hokkaido to grow wild in the forests of Kyushu in Japan. Is the name to the more lush and green leaves, yellow variegated. Leaf shape is oval-shaped, glossy leaves and thick hard. Leaf edges are rough saw blades. Comprised of the red berries in autumn and winter the shiny oval next year until spring comes. Fruit color is red, yellow, white, and orange. The leaves are generally green, but the yellow mottled ones include Aucuba 'Sulphrea Marginata'.
Common name: Aoki (Aoki), scientific name:Aucuba japonica , also known as Dharma, Japanese Aucuba, origin: Japan, distribution: Hokkaido from Japan to Okinawa, environment: forests, living type: evergreen shrubs, tree high:0.5~4m, dioecious tree, Stem colour: green, leaf: oblong and lay egg-shaped oval, leaf: 20 cm, thick leaf quality: glossy, fleshy leaf color: (front), dark green, pale green (back), leaf rough saw blades, phyllotaxis vs., stipule: nothingness, petiole: aerobic, radial symmetry, ninomiya, Flower inflorescence: paniculate, flowers of location: axil, flower diameter:0.5cm, flower color: Brown or green, petal number: 4 valve flower stamens number: 4, flowering: March-April, fruit: drupe, fruiting period: October-next year in April, fruit shape: oval shaped, fruit color: red, yellow, white and orange-red mature, fruit diameter: 2 cm.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flowering placeGarden Low mountain
Height100 ~ 200 [cm]
Diameter0.5 ~ 0.5