Sassafras tzumu (Hemsl.) Hemsl.

Chinese Sassafras

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Leaves

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Family: Lauraceae

Genus: Sassafras

Category: Tree - Deciduous

Zones: 7 to 10

Size: Over 50' tall

Growth Rate: Fast

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Larger than the American species S. album. Leaves up to 10" long with yellow gold autumn color.

History: 

Published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 2: 55 in 1907.

Basionym Lindera tzumu Hemsl.

Native to China.

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