Cinnamomum camphora is a species of evergreen tree that is commonly known under the name’s camphor tree, camphorwood or camphor laurel. camphor when crushed. In spring, it produces bright green foliage with masses of small white flowers. It produces clusters of black, berry-like fruit around 1 cm (0.39 in) in diameter. Its pale bark is very rough and fissured vertically.
Plant height= 13 inch
Plant spread= 8 inch
· Keep the plant outdoor in natural bright light.
· Protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.
· The soil should be well drained and fertile rich in oragnic content.
· Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
· Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
· Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
Application of Fertilizer
· During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
· Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
· When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
· Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.
· Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
· Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.
· Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.