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Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

Spotted Laurel hedge plants

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Aucuba japonica ‘Crotonifolia’ is a stunning evergreen hedge plant. Aucuba is also known as Spotted Laurel due to its golden splashes of colour against the dark green glossy foliage. Red berries finish off this remarkable display that Aucuba japonica ‘Crotonifolia’ delivers.

  • Best Features: Glossy variegated evergreen foliage, red summer berries, very good in shade
  • Ideal For Hedges:  1.5-4m high
  • Growth Rate: Slow to Average | 20-40cm a year
  • Position: Full shade to sunny, moist to normal soil, exposed or sheltered, coastal or inland
  • Also Consider: Griselinia Littoralis for smaller variegated foliage or Holly (Ilex Aquifolium) which is also great planted in shade.
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Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' Description

Commonly known as Spotted Laurel, Aucuba japonica is also referred to as Japanese Laurel. It’s famous for its large green leaves that are splashed with golden yellow. During the summer months, large red berries sit neatly within the coloured foliage.

Top Uses for Spotted Laurel Hedging

Aucuba japonica is an ideal hedging choice if you’re looking to add a privacy screen to your garden. Also, it’s fantastic to use a windbreak and noise barrier, making it a sustainable and valuable shrub for gardens. Spotted Laurel creates an excellent dense hedge and suitable for both informal and formal landscapes. This is one of the variety we strongly recommend for shade.

Combine Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' With

Aucuba japonica ‘Crotonifolia’ is versatile and can be combined with other hedging shrubs to create a magnificent tapestry effect. Spotted Laurel can also be grown alone for a more consistent, yet equally as stunning look.

Growth Rate of Japanese Laurel Hedges

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' has a slow-to-average growth rate of approximately 20-40cm per annual. Spotted Laurel is ideally maintained between 1.5-4m.

Care Advice for Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' provides a colourful evergreen feature that is fairly low maintenance. It’s best pruned after flowering in the summertime. Please view best4hedging’s Care and Planting instructions in our Advice section

Recommended Planting Density for Spotted Laurel hedge Plants

For information on planting density, please see the product table above. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each plant species and root type.

Spotted Laurel Hedges are available to purchase year-round as Pot-Grown plants.

Mostly, our Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedges are grown in the UK by our experts who have a combined knowledge of nursery growing that spans generations. When we occasionally source Spotted Laurel from outside of the UK, we make every attempt to guarantee our suppliers are unbeaten on quality. At best4hedging, we strive to make sure that your plants reach you in the freshest condition and that they are of the highest quality while safeguarding our great prices. Rest assured, you can buy Japanese Laurel hedging plants online with absolute confidence.

Showing 20 of our total 97 reviews, with an average rating of 5 stars. Read all 97 reviews for Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging.
Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 97 ratings.
April 6, 2022 | SYLVIA MWANGI
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

As Above

April 5, 2022 | Tania Maguire
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

very healthy plants. not root bound,

March 28, 2022 | Tracey Finlay
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

Great quality, delivered as expected

February 10, 2022 | june leck
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

Healthy bushy shrubs , highly recommend

December 24, 2021 | catherine sparkes
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

Brilliant service plants arrived in excellent condition.exactly what I ordered.prompt delivery.will order from them again.and recommend them.

December 2, 2021 | Anonymous
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

Plants arrived in superb condition and plenty of advice on how to plant.

November 24, 2021 | David Reed
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

Great product. Well wrapped. Obviously the couriers took great care when delivering this plant.

September 1, 2021 | Annie
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

Plants were properly packed and delivered in good condition.

July 26, 2021 | Anonymous
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

As Above

July 11, 2021 | Anonymous
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

One of the branches had drooped. But they helped me sort it out.

June 28, 2021 | Anonymous
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

Beautiful hedge! Ordered to match another and it arrived perfectly healthy.

June 24, 2021 | clive ross
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

The two plants had been poorly packed and took several days to arrive over a Bank Holiday weekend - it should have been an overnight delivery. The packing allowed one plant to fall over and most of the compost fell out exposing the roots

February 17, 2021 | Anonymous
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

Beautiful and healthy plants.

October 20, 2020 | Allan Washbrook
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

Plants were of very high quality.

October 18, 2020 | Anonymous
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

Excellent

July 26, 2020 | Victoria F
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

As Above

April 17, 2020 | Anonymous
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

Good

October 11, 2019 | James Pope
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

Excellent

June 20, 2019 | Malcolm Rowntree
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

Excellent

May 15, 2019 | Michael Thompson
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' hedging

Excellent condition - they certainly brighten up the spaces where planted.

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