The Eastern Red Cedar (Janiperus Virginiana) grows to a height of 40–50′ and a spread of 8–20′ at maturity. Considered a medium rate grower, with growth increases of 13–24″ per year. Grows best in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well-drained and clay soils. The tree can withstand occasional flooding yet has good drought tolerance. Loves the sun, growing best in open spaces. Features scale-like evergreen leaves compacted to form rounded or 4-sided branches. Produces rounded fruit that is gray or bluish-green in color and about ¼” in diameter. This fruit resembles a berry but is actually a cone made of fused cone scales. Develops deep roots. Tolerates heat, wind and salt.
Full sun is recommended.
Ships bare-root 12-18 inches