Calophyllum inophyllum is a large evergreen, commonly called Alexandrian laurel balltree, beach calophyllum, beach touriga, beautyleaf, Borneo-mahogany, Indian doomba oiltree, Indian-laurel, laurelwood,Common name:
Alexandrian laurel balltree, beach calophyllum, beach touriga, beautyleafColor:
April to mayHeight:
8 to 20 mDifficulty level:
easy to growPlanting & Care
Beauty leaf trees are only for gardeners in frost-free areas. Rated for USDA plant hardiness zones 10b and 11, they die when exposed to freezing temperatures. If you live in a climate where you can grow a beauty leaf tree, you should consider the impact the fruit has on the landscape before planting the tree. Sunlight:
Full Sun to Partial ShadeSoil:
Apply any organic fertilizerCare:
- With showy, white flowers that bloom in summer and attractive, glossy evergreen foliage, beauty leaf trees are tropical gems that deserve their name.
- They grow slowly to a height of up to 50 feet with a lush canopy that spreads 30 to 50 feet.
- Their intense fragrance and dense shade make them highly desirable specimen trees, but as youâ€™ll see, they arenâ€™t suitable for most North American landscapes.
Beds, border fronts, pots, containers UseOrnamental use:
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
No serious insect or disease problems.