Eastern Red Cedar, Juniperus virginiana

  • Evergreen
  • Native to: NC Statewide, more common in the Piedmont to the Coastal Plain
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • Growth Rate: moderate to rapid
  • Mature Size: 40'-50' tall, pyramidal
  • Moisture Requirements: prefer moist soils
  • Exposure: full sun to partial shade
  • Soil: deep loam to sand
  • Wildlife Benefits: provides food for birds and mammals and nesting cover for a variety of species
  • Container Size/Price: 5 gallon, $15
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Eastern Red Cedar Fruit

Photos courtesy of Will Cook