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Spotted Laurel HedgeAucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'

Laurel - Spotted
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Spotted Laurel HedgeAucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'

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Spotted Laurel hedging (Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia') is a fabulous evergreen hedge, showcasing glossy, thick, dark green leaves with yellow spots and bright red berries from late summer to early spring and small maroon flowers in spring.Click here for more information.More Information
  • 12 Month Plant Guarantee
  • Average Growth Rate
  • Blue Flowers
  • Evergreen
  • Grows to 3m
  • Has Berries
  • Planting Conditions: Suitable for normal, Chalk and Clay Soils in Full Sun or Semi Shade. Inland, Exposed or Coastal Sites
  • Growth Rate: expect average growth between 20cm and 40cm per year
  • Height: grows upto 3 metres in height

Step 1 - Select Root Type:

Bare Root

Bare Root

Pot Grown

Pot Grown

Root Ball

Root Ball

Instant Hedging

Instant Hedging

Step 2 - Select Size & Quantity:

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Planting Density
Spotted Laurel 30/40cm 2L pot
3 to 5per metre
Spotted Laurel 40/60cm 5L pot
3per metre
Spotted Laurel 40/60cm 10L pot
Pallet delivery - min. order 240 for free delivery
2per metre
Spotted Laurel 30/40cm 2L pot x 75
Pallet delivery - min. order 240 for free delivery
3 to 5per metre
Spotted Laurel 40/60cm 5L pot x 50
Pallet delivery - min. order 240 for free delivery
3per metre
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Product Details
Product Details

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' Hedge Plants Description

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' showcase colour and structure throughout the year and are perfect if you're looking for formal hedging. Spotted Laurel is pollution tolerant and suitable in urban and suburban gardens. The average growth rate for Spotted Laurel hedging is 20-40cm p.a. and they should be trimmed to shape, if required, in lthe spring.

Spotted Laurel is a reliable garden shrub that will grow well in most soils and, unlike most variegated species, it won't lose its variegation even in shaded areas. Please note, Aucuba japonica crotonifolia is not suitable for seaside gardens, alkaline soil or particularly wet sites.

The Laurel hedging family, except for Bay Laurel), has harmful leaves and berries if eaten. However if you are looking for a shrub that produces edible berries, we have a variety of hedges with berries available.

Spotted Laurel is a popular variety of Laurel hedging, but we do have other species available, including Cherry Laurel, Portuguese Laurel, Laurel Etna, Compact Laurel and Laurel Caucasical. Take a look at our Laurel Hedging Guide for more information.

We also have an extensive collection of hedging with colourful foliage and evergreen hedging plants available to buy online.

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' and the Laurel Hedging family are available all year round.

Further Information
Further Information

You’ll see our recommended planting densities for each size and root type listed in the product grid. We suggest that you use these as a guide, taking into consideration how long you’re willing to wait to see your finished hedge. As a rough indication bare roots can be planted at anything from 3 to 7 per metre and cell grown between 4 and 6 - the higher densities here would need to be planted in a double staggered row or zig-zag.

For more information on planting distances please see our planting density advice section.

Pruning Advice
Pruning Advice

Spotted Laurel is slow growing so requires minimal pruning. Any pruning should be done around April or May.

Delivery & Returns
Delivery & Returns

Free delivery is available on all orders providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:

Packaging TypeStandard Delivery ChargeMinimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery
Small Box (Bare Roots up to 1.2m)12 delivery charge (orders up to 60 incl VAT) Orders of 60 and over - FREE
Box (Pots up to and incl. 7.5L)12 delivery charge (orders up to 100 incl VAT) Orders of 100 and over - FREE
Large/Tall Box (Tall bare roots 1.2m +)18 delivery charge (orders up to 120 incl VAT)Orders of 120 and over - FREE
Pallet (Root balls, large pots, trees etc)60 delivery charge (orders up to 240 incl VAT)Orders of 240 and over - FREE

There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page

It's Quick! - most orders are despatched within 3-5 working days!! (Some trees can be 7-10 days see product pages for info.)

Next Day Delivery is Available - We can offer next day delivery on eligible species and sizes for an additional £12 incl VAT. Call 01257 263 873 to find out if your order is eligible.

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It's Tried & Tested - we use only couriers who have shown consistency in their efficiency & care

* Please note that delivery costs are based on the final order amount in your cart after any discounts have been applied.

Hedges Direct 12 Month Plant Guarantee

Our plants are guaranteed for 12 months after delivery subject to specific criteria. Visit our Hedges Direct Plant Guarantee Page for full details.

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