Other common names : Camphor Tree, Camphor Laurel
- Deciduous broad-leaved tree.
Physical Properties :
- Under optimum conditions, grows to 10-15 m height, 5-6 m crown diameter.
- It has pointy, green coloured leaves. Leave edges are choppy.
- Often branched and upright formed tree.
Sun Request :
- Prefer full sunlight.
Bloom Time and Colour :
- It has small cream-white coloured like grape cluster shaped and it stays on it for a long time in Spring and Summer periods.
Fruit Time and Colour :
- It has core, round and hard fruits and when they matured it turns to bright black fruits.
- Tropical plant.
- Grown well near riverside and moist areas
- By cutting the wood essential oil is obtained and can be use alternative medicine.
- USDA Zone 8a: -12.2 °C (10 °F)
- USDA Zone 8b: -9.4 °C (15 °F)
- USDA Zone 9a: -6.6 ° C (20 ° F)
- USDA Zone 9b: -3.8 ° C (25 ° F)
- USDA Zone 10a: -1.1 °C (30 °F)
- USDA Zone 10b: 1.7 °C (35 °F)
- USDA Zone 11: 4.5 °C (40 °F)