Eastern Red Cedar is large, dense evergreen commonly seen throughout the Northeastern natural landscape. Eastern Red Cedar is indigenous to most of the Eastern seaboard and Mid-West. It's foliage is dark-blue to green and may turn bronze in the winter. Female plants produce an abundance of gray/green berries that are eaten by birds and other wildlife.
Eastern Red Cedar have a high-salt tolerance and can handle just about any soil type. They can be used as a native privacy screen and are an essential plant to any Native garden or landscape in the Northeast or Long Island.
Mature Height: 30-50 ft
Mature Width: 6-20 ft
Latin Name: Juniperus virginiana
Recommended Spacing: 5-10 ft apart
Growth Rate: 12-24" per year
Watering: Everyday initially. Once established, regular watering still needed for best performance