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  1. Aucuba japonica leaf wilt
  2. Acuba salt tolerance
Asked by lenrbb on July 10, 2017
Aucuba Japonica Leaf Wilt

Shrub is about 2-3 feet size, in current location 3 years and previously healthy. Since spring this shrub shows leaf curling on several branches. Stands in partial shade. No other leaf distortion or discoloration.

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert

Leaf curl does generally indicate pests, disease or even exposure to herbicides.
Inspect the leaves and bark for any indications of issues. Some pests can be difficult to see.
These links have more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/aucuba/aucuba-plant-care.htm
http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/plants/landscape/shrubs/hgic1057.html

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Asked by Anonymous on March 5, 2018
Acuba Salt Tolerance

Can Acuba be planted near saltwater pool?

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert

Yes, Aucuba is listed as moderately salt tolerant.
Here is a great link that will help you with plant selections.

https://www.ces.ncsu.edu/files/library/71/Salt%20Tolerant%20Plants.pdf

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/aucuba/aucuba-plant-care.htm

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