Areas of Origin: Japan, Formosa, Korea. Introduced into Europe in 1783. Adult Dimensions: Height up to 2 metres, width up to 2 metres (6.6').
Foliage: Evergreen. Soil Type: Dislikes lime.
Hardiness: Tolerant to -10°C. Exposure: Semi-shade.
Properties and uses:
The thick glossy leaves green with yellow markings and bright red oval fruits are green throughout the winter making this a very attractive shrub. Very vigorous it can be planted alone or in a group.