Eastern Red Cedar - Juniperus virginiana
Eastern Red Cedar is large, dense evergreen commonly seen throughout the Northeastern natural landscape. Eastern Red Cedar is indigenous to most of the Eastern seaboard and Mid-West. It's foliage is dark-blue to green and may turn bronze in the winter. Female plants produce an abundance of gray/green berries that are eaten by birds and other wildlife.
Eastern Red Cedar have a high-salt tolerance and can handle just about any soil type. They can be used as a native privacy screen and are an essential plant to any Native garden or landscape in the Northeast or Long Island.
|Latin Name:||Juniperus virginiana|
|Mature Height:||30-50 Feet|
|Mature Width:||6-20 Feet|
|Hardiness Zone:||Zone 2-9|
|Recommended Space:||6 ft apart|
|Water Needs:||Everyday initially. Once established, regular watering still needed for best performance|
|Pruning Time:||Late Summer, Early Fall|
|Native to North America|
|Screening, Hedge, Privacy Plants, Windbreaker|