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Aucuba 'Sawtoothed Japanese'

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Broad-leaved evergreen shrub valued for the long dark green leaves with sharply serrated edges. Showy red berries in fall. Bold upright stems. An excellent accent for shady situations. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja


  • Full Shade

  • Moderate

  • Height
    3 - 5 feet

  • Spread
    4—7 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Aucuba japonica 'Serratifolia'
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Subtype EVERGREEN SUMMER FLOWERING SHRUB
Foliage Color Dark Green
Light Needs Full Shade
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 6 - 10
Height 3 - 5 feet
Spread 4—7 feet
Habit Round, Round
Special Uses Shade Loving, Tolerates Poor Soils
Landscape Uses Border, Container, Houseplant, Seacoast Exposure
Flower Color Purple

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