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Camphor Tree Standard


This large evergreen shade tree has a strong heavy trunk holding upright spreading limbs clothed in aromatic glossy foliage. New leaves emerges pink, red, or bronze in early spring and mature to shiny yellow green. Small fragrant yellow flowers bloom profusely in late spring followed by blackish fruits.

Cinnamomum camphora Standard

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit type : Berries

Fruit color : Blackish

Leaf Characteristics

Bark texture : Scaly

Leaf notes : New foliage emerges pink, red, or bronze in early spring.

Leaf fragrance : Yes - Camphor

Bark color : Grey

Leaf texture : Shiny, glossy

Leaf length : 2 1/2- 5"

Leaf shape : Narrowly ovate

Leaf color : Yellow green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Inconspicuous.

Flower fragrance : Yes

Flower shape : Bowl-shaped

Flower color : Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 60 ft.

Average size maturity height : 50+ ft.

Growth rate : Slow

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 10 to 15 F( Z8a)

Sunset zone : 8, 9, 12-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes