Eastern Red Cedar Tree

Eastern Red Cedar Tree

Eastern Red Cedar Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Juniperus virginiana
Hardiness Zones:   2 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; prefers well drained soil but tolerates a wide range of soil types
Texture:   Fine to medium
Form:   Upright
Height:   30 to 40'
Weight:   10 to 20
Leaf:   1/16" scale like leaves; medium green in summer; gray green in winter; prickly when young
Flower/Fruit:   Blue berries on female trees
Comments:    Native; good for screening; attracts birds; easy to transplant; tough, dependable tree but considered weedy by many gardeners; drought and heat tolerant; host plant for cedar apple rust
Habit:   Evergreen
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