Calophyllum inophyllum/Alexandrian Laurel

Calophyllum inophyllum / Calophyllum inophyllum
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Scientific Name: Calophyllum inophyllum
Common Name: Alexandrian Laurel
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 30 - 40 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: The large, magnolia-like flowers are borne on a tree that is tolerant to wind and salt spray. Its wood has wide use. White buds are quite showy.