Aucuba Japonica Variegata

£24.99 GBP

A beautiful evergreen plant that will add interest to flower boarders and beds. Most suited to architectural cottage and informal garden planting schemes. 

  • Garden plant
  • Easy to grow
  • Well drained soil
  • Partial shade/shade
  • Temperature tolerant 
  • Pot size 19cm wide
  • Evergreen 

About the Aucuba Japonica Variegata

The Aucuba are dioecious evergreens. Dioecious means the plant has separate male and female plants. The female plant, the Variegata, will produce purple flowers in the spring, followed by large, glossy red fruits in the Autumn if there is a male clone nearby.

Originating from Japan and also known as a variegated Japanese laurel, this evergreen shrub has simple leathery leaves that produce year-round colour. 

The Aucuba Japonica Variegata can grow to between 1.5m - 2.5m ultimate height and to between 1.5m - 2.5m ultimate spread in about 10-20 years. 

Your plant will be about 25cm in height and will be in it's grow pot of 19cm wide. 

How to water

The Aucuba Japonica Variegata is a very hardy plant that likes to be kept moist, but not waterlogged. Therefor, plant in well-drained soil. 

Light Conditions

Your Aucuba Japonica Variegata likes full or partial shade. Grow in an area of your garden that gets north, east or west facing sun. 

Soil Conditions

Keep in well draining, loam, chalk or sand soil that has an acid, alkaline or neutral ph. A well draining soil prevents your plant from experiencing waterlogged conditions that will be harmful to its root. 

Seasonal Information 

This evergreen shrub gives you beautiful year-round greenery. If a male clone is nearby, you'll get purple flowers in the spring and red fruits in the autumn. 


Please note: We are working hard to fulfil orders in line with government advice. It's taking an average of 10-15 days to ship your order at the moment. When your order is ready to ship, we will send you a notification confirming this. We apologise for the delay to our usual speedy shipping service.

We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. 

Delivery Charges

FREE DELIVERY WHEN YOU SPEND £40+

Orders under £40 incur a £2.99 delivery fee. All orders £40 or more are delivered free of charge.

Delivery Times

Standard delivery time is 3-5 working days but in a lot of cases this will be significantly shorter as we aim to dispatch products within 24 hours of you placing the order.

The Couriers

We are proud to be working with the best couriers in the country. When it comes to fast delivery and customer service we cant be beat.

We use two carriers for delivery depending on the products being shipped. The majority of our orders are shipped via DPD on their premium service. Please leave a mobile number when placing your order so you are able to receive sms updates. If your order is shipped with DPD you will receive a 1 hour time slot.

The other carrier we use is Tuffnells. This is normally for large products that come on a pallet.

If your order is delivered on a pallet the driver is not expected to take the pallet back with them.

SOME PRODUCTS WE SHIP ARE CONSIDERED FRAGILE GOODS, FOR THIS REASON WE ASK THAT YOU PLEASE INSPECT ORDERS UPON DELIVERY AND SIGN 'DAMAGED' IF THE PRODUCT IS DAMAGED IN ANYWAY.

 

Returns Policy

Changing your mind?

If your return is within our policy below please contact us at enquiries@gardenesque.com to arrange a return/refund/exchange

Our returns policy lasts 30 days if you change your mind. If 30 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase.

Please do not send your purchase back to the manufacturer.

PLEASE NOTE - If you want to return your order and it isnt damaged or faulty we would ask that you send it back to us. We can of course arrange a collection for you but the cost of return would come out of the refunded total. Please see below for returns charges for non faulty items.

Boxes / Cartons - £6.50

Palletised Goods - £24

These costs are in place to simply cover the cost of the return and you are more than welcome to arrange delivery of your order back yourself.

 

There are certain situations where only partial refunds are granted (if applicable)

  • Any item not in its original condition, is damaged or missing parts for reasons not due to our error
  • Any item that is returned more than 30 days after delivery

If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within a certain amount of days.

 

Late or missing refunds

If you haven’t received a refund yet, first check your bank account again.

Then contact your credit card company, it may take some time before your refund is officially posted.

Next contact your bank. There is often some processing time before a refund is posted.

If you’ve done all of this and you still have not received your refund yet, please contact us at enquiries@gardenesque.com

 

Sale items

Only regular priced items may be refunded, unfortunately sale items cannot be refunded.

 

Exchanges

We only replace items if they are defective or damaged.  If you need to exchange it for the same item, send us an email at enquiries@gardenesque.com and we will arrange a return for you

 

Gifts

If the item was marked as a gift when purchased and shipped directly to you, you’ll receive a gift credit for the value of your return. Once the returned item is received, a gift certificate will be emailed to you.

If the item wasn’t marked as a gift when purchased, or the gift giver had the order shipped to themselves to give to you later, we will send a refund to the gift giver and he will find out about your return.

 

Shipping

To return your product, you should email enquiries@gardenesque.com and we will help arrange a collection for you.

You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund and we have arranged the return, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.

Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you, may vary.

If you are shipping an item over £20, you should consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We don’t guarantee that we will receive your returned items

 

Terms of Returns

For our couriers to collect the items the must be dismantled if furniture and re boxed if its a pot or fire pit. Unfortunately our couriers will not collect assembled items 

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