Eastern Red Cedar

Common Name: eastern red cedar

Scientific Name: 
Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: Juniperus
Species: virginiana

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.

eastern red cedar form
eastern red cedar foliage
eastern red cedar bark