Signal for Potyvirus-depend aphid transmission of Potato aucuba
mosaic virus and the effect of its transfer to potato virus X.
LANDSCAPE NOTES: Aucuba
is an outstanding, coarse-textured plant for shady areas of the garden.
Transgenic tobacco plants expressing a truncated form of the PAMV capsid protein (CP) gene show CP-mediated resistance to potato aucuba
Take hardwood cuttings of shrubs including privet, holly, aucuba
, berberis, potentilla and rosemary.
When planting new borders, choose varieties such as aucuba
, hosta and astilbe that thrive in heavy clay soils, which are not all bad as they're packed with plant foods.
JAPONICA VARIEGATA A bushy, rounded evergreen that will brighten any corner - even in shade.
An evergreen shrub with variegated foliage such as aucuba
japonica variegata or ilex crenata - aka golden gem - is an ideal centrepiece because you are relying on the leaves, not the flowers.
Other outdoor winter favourites of mine include Aucuba
Good candidates are aucuba
, barberry, forsythia, holly, honeysuckle, hydrangea, rose, rose of Sharon, spiraea, and weigela.
Other evergreen shrubs include elaeagnus varieties, aucuba
, pittosporum and viburnum varieties.
Propagate shrubs including aucuba
, berberis, escallonia, lavender and pieris using semi-ripe cuttings.
Other dioecious -those which have sexes on different plants and therefore require a male to pollinate the fruit-bearing female -include Hippophae rhamnoides, Aucuba
japonica and Vibrunum davidii, while trees and shrubs that bear ornamental fruit without needing two plants include Arbutus unedo,crataegus,malus, sorbus, pyracantha,cotoneaster,euonymus and berberis.