AucubaGold dust plant
The sweet, dotted leaves of this plant will cheer up your garden all year round. Perfect for anyone who wants to fully enjoy a colourful, thriving garden even when it’s cold outside. The aucuba, also known as the gold dust plant, is a strong plant that knows how to deal with air pollution. City gardens and balconies are not an issue for this little guy. And if you take care of him well enough, he might just reward you with some bright red berries come fall!
The gold dust plant is super easy to take care of. Do make sure you give the plant enough water and that the soil stays moist, especially in the summer.
The aucuba doesn’t have strict requirements when it comes to placement, but does prefer a partially shady spot. In terms of potting soil, this plant is fine with just about everything.