Cinnamomum japonicum 'Harlequin'

Harlequin Japanese Camphor




Family: Lauraceae

Genus: Cinna

Parent: Cinnamomum japonicum

Category: Tree - Evergreen

Zones: 7 to 9

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Variegated foliage, pewter green with cream white margins. Well-drained soil. Very slow growing but will eventually make a small tree.

My Experience: 

I purchased a 2 quart plant at Nurseries Caroliniana in March 2012 and potted it up. In spring 2013 I planted it in the new raised bed. It died of fertilizer burn a month later.

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