Cinnamomum camphora | Camphor Tree

Not a perfect tree, so be aware of certain issues. Can grow much larger than stated here with time if conditions are ideal. Enjoy its bountiful summer shade and leaves that produce a camphor scent when crushed. Roots are aggressive and can invade other planting areas. Produces messy leaf drop. Susceptible to verticillum wilt disease. Best with some protection from the sun in hot summer regions. Canopy coverage: 1,963 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 10F

Growth Rate: slow

Height: 40 feet high

Width: 50 feet wide


Foliage Color: medium green

Flower Color: yellow

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: bees, birds, butterflies