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Camphor tree - Cinnamomum camphora (latin)

Areas of origin : China, Japan.
Adult Dimensions : Height up to 45 m (148'), width up to 50 m (164').
Foliage : Evergreen, pink then clear green.
Soil Type : All.
Hardiness : Tolerant to -10°C.
Exposure : Semi-shade to full sun.

Properties and uses:
This lovely tree produces panicles of creamy coloured little flowers approximately 8cm long and beautiful little black fruits the size of peas follow the flowers. This tree is very common in areas with a mild climate. They are planted alone within a park or garden or in a group to even greater effect. Camphor is extracted from the foliage and the wood.

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