CINNAMOMUM japonicum

Commonly known as Japanese chinnamon, Korean camphor

Shiny, three-veined leaves. Flowers, bark and foliage are fragrant
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CINNAMOMUM japonicum

 
£25.00 each 

 

  • Evergreen
    Attractive, pendulous leaves 7-10cm (2¾-4in) long, reddish when young
  • Height
    15m (49ft)
  • Spread
    8m (26ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Large, shrub or elegant small tree. Bark remains green for some years
  • Tree
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold, dry winds. Protect from frost when young
  • Partial shade
    Dappled shade
  • Additional Features
    Place of origin - China, Japan, Korea
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Oblong
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Narrowly columnar - when young, spreading with age
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Cinnamomum - Growing Guide
15m (49ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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