2009a) and the fungus has been recovered from camphor tree
, Cinnamomum camphora Presl, pondberry, Lindera melissifolia (Walter) Blume, and pondspice, Litsea aestiva lis (L.
Camphor trees are native to areas of China and Japan where the soil is sandy and the rainfall significant.
All that being said, camphor trees may sometimes look peaked under the best of circumstances.
Other Lauraceae susceptible to laurel wilt disease include silkbay (Persea humilis Nash), sassafras [Sassafras albidum (Nuttall) Nees], camphor tree [Cinnamomum camphora (L.
redbay, swampbay, silkbay, camphor tree, and lancewood [Ocotea coriacea (Sw.
On Wednesday, the lively crowd of 25 kids, ages 5-13, toiled in the hot sun, digging holes for five camphor trees and adding to the dozen-or-so saplings that dot the small community park.
American Wholesale Nurseries donated the five camphor trees.
Now, the trunks of these camphor trees
are smooth, straight and green, but in a few years' time, they will become deeply furrowed, develop a sculptured branching structure, and turn dark gray in color.
That distinction goes to the camphor tree
(Cinnamomum camphora), which grows in Japan, China and Taiwan and the Borneo and Sabah camphorwood from various species of Dryobalanos.