SelecTree: Tree Detail
NEPAL CAMPHOR TREE
Photo Locations: Cal Poly State University - San Luis Obispo, CA and Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA
Provide good drainage in clay soil. Requires a moderate amount of water.
Has fragrant Flower and Leaf.
Additional Common Names
NEPAL CAMPHOR TREE, NEPAL SASSAFRAS
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.
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.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Cinnamomum glanduliferum Tree Record." 1995-2018. Apr 20, 2018.
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