SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Lyon Arboretum - Honolulu, HI
Branches droop but resist breakage. Fruit and seeds have medicinal uses, but can be toxic when mature. Sap is poisonous and used on arrows by natives.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to Eastern Africa, Southern India to Malesia, and Australia.
Previously listed in the Clusiaceae family.
Conical or Rounded Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 35 - 50 feet.
Width: 30 - 50 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.
Leaves Elliptic, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Green Drupe, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Fall.
Bark Brown, Rough.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
USDA Hardiness Zones 10 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Strong.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Poisonous Health Hazard.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Buffer Strip, Container, Screen or Street Tree.
Espalier or Hedged.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Calophyllum inophyllum Tree Record." 1995-2019. Apr 18, 2019.
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