Eastern Red Cedar


Common Name: Eastern Red Cedar

Latin Name: Juniperus virginiana

Type: Medium Tree

Exposure: Full Sun

Soil: Sand-Loam-Clay

Moisture: Dry-Slightly Moist

Tolerances: Drought, Salt, Juglones

Description: Good windbreak and screening provides protection for birds like owls and sparrows through all seasons. Bluish-grey berries are food for birds like Cedar Waxwings.

Planting Notes: Do not plant near apple, crabapple, hawthorn, serviceberry, or roses due to cedar-rust diseases