Canella winterana /Wild Cinnamon, Winter Cinnamon

Canella winterana   / Canella winterana
Large, evergreen foliage
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Large, evergreen foliage

Leaves resemble those of southern magnolia

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Scientific Name: Canella winterana
Common Name: Wild Cinnamon, Winter Cinnamon
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: White, Purple
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: A small, columnar tree usede as hedge, espalier,. lawn tree and in parking lots where space is limited. Has high tolerance to soil salts and drought. Birds eat the fruit