Common Name: eastern red cedar
Hardiness Zone: 2 to 9
Height: 30 to 65 ft
Width: 8 to 25 ft
Description: The eastern red cedar has one of the widest ranges for pH tolerance. It will perform where other trees simply will not. It can be planted for different uses: hedges, windbreak trees, or a stand-alone specimen. There are many different cultivars now available; many of these cultivars offer different colors, shapes, and sizes. The wood is used to make trunks and closets.
Notes: This species invades native grasslands and should be planted with care.