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NEPAL CAMPHOR TREE
Cinnamomum glanduliferum

Cinnamomum glanduliferum Cinnamomum glanduliferum Cinnamomum glanduliferum Cinnamomum glanduliferum Cinnamomum glanduliferum Cinnamomum glanduliferum Cinnamomum glanduliferum Cinnamomum glanduliferum Cinnamomum glanduliferum Cinnamomum glanduliferum

Photo Locations: Cal Poly State University - San Luis Obispo, CA and Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA

General Notes

Provide good drainage in clay soil. Requires a moderate amount of water.

Has fragrant Flower and Leaf.

Family: Lauraceae

Additional Common Names

NEPAL CAMPHOR TREE, NEPAL SASSAFRAS

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.

Oval or Rounded Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 40 - 65 feet.

Width: 25 - 45 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Elliptic to Ovate, Gray Green or Medium Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Fragrant Flowers in Spring.

Black Drupe, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Winter or Summer.

Bark Dark Gray, Light Gray or Red Brown, Scaly or Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 15 - 17 and 19 - 24.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Slightly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Anthracnose, Oak Root Rot, Phytophthora, Root Rot and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as High.

None Known Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Cinnamomum glanduliferum Tree Record." 1995-2017. Aug 16, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/cinnamomum-glanduliferum >

This tree is not part of the SelecTree Nursery Connection. If you would like to see this tree listed, or know of a nursery that sells it, please contact us at ufei@calpoly.edu.