Eastern Red Cedar – Juniperus Virginiana
The Cedar Trees are also known as Juniperus Virginiana. Hardy planting zones are 2-9. The growth rate is 2 to 3 feet per year. The Cedar Tree is a fast growing evergreen and will thrive in various soil types.This tree will bring lots of green color to a lawn and will look amazing when fully grown.
This tree can grow to be 40 to 50 feet tall and around 8 to 15 feet wide. It will prefer to be planted in full sunlight so that it can grow and thrive. These trees are perfect for decorating and adding special touches to a lawn in the Holiday seasons. This tree will make a great statement in a garden and will be beautiful when fully grown. It will work great to attract and bring birds and squirrels to an area. This tree will add excellent curb appeal to a home when it is allowed to grow to fullest potential.
The red cedar tree is a sensitive tree to try and grow. It must be well taken care of and kept after in the first couples years after planting it, for it to take off and become a useful tree. It has dark green needles during the spring and summer months. Then as autumn approaches the needles slowly begin to change and come the winter months, the needles have a reddish tint to them. The cedar tree has a distinct smell, and sometimes people will go out and take a few clippings off the tree to put in their home during the holiday seasons. Cedar is also known for making furniture. Cedar chest and picnic tables are popular buys. The red cedar had pine cone seeds, and each cone has anywhere from 10-15 seeds. The red cedar also has scale-like leaves which make the tree easy to pick out when other trees are around. Once the tree has reached a mature age, the bark becomes easy to tear off.
Ships As – Bareroot Plant