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How invasive are Aucuba Japonica roots. Ive got a customer with one right next to his door in a small bed - its about 4 feet tall - and hes concerned that it could be damaging his house Any ideas??



Unlikely to cause the foundations any problems, but given that it will want to get 8 feet by 8 feet, and its in a small bed, unless you want to keep it hacked back, I'd change it for something smaller anyway.

8 Jun, 2010


Difficult to get rid of this plant once you have it.....

8 Jun, 2010


root spread tends to match the spread of the top growth.

8 Jun, 2010


Many thanks to you all for this info- very useful L.

9 Jun, 2010

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