Doryphora sassafras – Sassafras

A large rainforest tree, not for gardens as it grows to around 30 metres tall, but good for parks and farms. Fast growing in moist and fertile soils, adaptable to different situations. It produces good wood for cabinet making. Autumn to winter flowers are small and white, sweet smelling.

Family : Atherospermataceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Large tree
Width : 5
Flowering Time : Autumn, Winter
Soil Type : Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Fast growing
Scientific Name: Doryphora sassafras
Common Name : Sassafras
Height : 35
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment :
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife :