4.3 out of 5 (3 experiences)
Also known as
Japanese laurel, Japanese laurel, Spotted laurel, Japanese aucuba and Gold dust plant
How to care for Aucuba Japonica
Aucuba Japonica needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Aucuba Japonica love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Aucuba Japonica does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Aucuba Japonica after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.