Camphor trees in the landscape grow very big, very fast, making some homeowners happy, others uncomfortable. The tree also produces thousands of berries that can result in thousands of seedlings in your backyard. Read on for more camphor tree information.Growing up to 50 feet tall with a 40- to 60-foot spread, camphor (Cinnamomum camphora) provides an abundance of shade, perfect for U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9b to 11. Even though camphor does not need an abundance of attention in the home landscape, it does benefit from occasional care, especially when it’s young.
It's considered invasive in Wales, Tanzania, Kenya, and Florida (US).