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Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie' (Japanese laurel 'Rozannie')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie'

Other names

Japanese laurel 'Rozannie'

Genus

Aucuba Aucuba

Variety or Cultivar

'Rozannie' _ 'Rozannie' is a compact, rounded, evergreen shrub with glossy, broadly elliptic to lance-shaped, sparsely toothed, dark green leaves and inconspicuous, reddish-purple flowers in spring followed by bright red fruit.


Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie' is: Evergreen

Habit

Rounded, Compact

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Reddish-purple, Insignificant or absent in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1. Mulch with well-rotted compost or manure after pruning. Trim hedges in spring. Cut back hard in spring to renovate.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Semi-ripe cuttings


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Where to grow

Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie' (Japanese laurel 'Rozannie') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Containers, Resistant to pollution, Foliage only

Cultivation

Grows in most soils in full sun to full shade. Will not tolerate waterlogged conditions. Best in shade in climates with hot summers. Self-fertile so does not require a pollinator for fruit production. Can be grown in a container.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie'

Other names

Japanese laurel 'Rozannie'

Genus

Aucuba Aucuba

Variety or Cultivar

'Rozannie' _ 'Rozannie' is a compact, rounded, evergreen shrub with glossy, broadly elliptic to lance-shaped, sparsely toothed, dark green leaves and inconspicuous, reddish-purple flowers in spring followed by bright red fruit.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Rounded, Compact

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Reddish-purple, Insignificant or absent in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1. Mulch with well-rotted compost or manure after pruning. Trim hedges in spring. Cut back hard in spring to renovate.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Semi-ripe cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie' (Japanese laurel 'Rozannie') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Containers, Resistant to pollution, Foliage only

Cultivation

Grows in most soils in full sun to full shade. Will not tolerate waterlogged conditions. Best in shade in climates with hot summers. Self-fertile so does not require a pollinator for fruit production. Can be grown in a container.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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Acuba Japanese Rozanne

I planted this shrub last spring. It was a beautiful specimen, lush, green with red berries. Unfortunately about half of its leaves are now black. Should I cut the leaves away and hope it will… read more

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