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Eastern Redcedar

Botanical Name
Juniperus virginiana
Hardiness
Zones 3b to 9
Height
Up to 50 feet
Width
8 to 20 feet
Flowers
Dioecious, some monoecious, not ornamentally important
Fruit
Fleshy cone, blue with a whitish bloom
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Transplant balled and burlap
  • Tolerates a wide range of situations including salt
Problems
Cedar-apple rust, bagworm
Varieties
  • Hillspire - male, pyramidal, maintains green foliage in winter
  • Burkii'- male, blue-green foliage is tinged with purple in winter, 20'
  • Grey Owl - low spreading, 18"x3-6', silver-blue foliage

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