Native: China and Japan
A Cinnamomum camphora in Stanislaus is registered as a California Big Tree. It measures 53 feet high, with a trunk circumference of 294 inches and a crown spread of 121 feet.
- Shape: Rounded or Umbrella
- Foliage: Evergreen Elliptic, Glossy Light to Medium Green, No Change
- Height: 50 - 65 feet.
- Width: 50 - 60 feet.
- 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, Blocky or Furrowed.
- Shading Capacity: Dense in Leaf.
- Litter Issue: Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
- Zones: Sunset 8, 9 and 12 – 24, USDA Hardiness 9 - 11.
- Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Pests & Disease Information
- Susceptible: Anthracnose, Oak Root Rot, Phytophthora, Root Rot and Verticillium.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
- Branch Strength: Strong.
- Root Damage Potential: High.
- Health Hazard: Allergy
- Biogenic Emissions: Low.
- Attracts: Birds.
SelecTree. "Cinnamomum camphora Tree Record." 1995-2018. Feb 23, 2018.
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