Aucuba Golden King (Gold Dust)

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Botanical Name: Aucuba japonica 'Golden King'
Common Name: Golden King Aucuba
Features: Drought Tolerant, Salt Tolerant, Evergreen
Bloom Time: Grown for Foliage
Light Requirements: Full Shade -Partial Shade
Mature Plant Size: 6 - 8 feet
Zone: Zone 7 - 10
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Aucuba japonica 'Golden King' or Gold Dust are gorgeous evergreen, shade loving plants that show wonderful foliage color all year long. Although they can tolerate some sun, their foliage color shows best when in a mostly shady area. These elegant plants can be used as a foundation plant or in a special spot as a specimen. Golden King has heavily variegated green and gold leaves on a dense evergreen shrub. It's large leathery leaves brighten any shady corner. Moderately salt tolerant in well drained soils.