Also called Eastern Juniper/Pencil Cedar
More About Juniperus virginiana
- Tall, columnar growth habit
- Upright growing foliage is green during the summer
- Winter foliage turns a bronze colour
- Use in groups for screening or in confined areas of the landscape
Native to Ontario and parts of North America. Eastern red cedars are found in southern and eastern parts of Ontario and southern Quebec. Its range extends down to the Gulf of Mexico and east of the Great Plains in the United States. Even though its common name is Eastern red cedar, it is a juniper, not a true cedar.
Eastern Red Cedar Growing and Maintenance Tips
An upright cultivar of juniper; a good alternative for hedging where cedars are typically used.
Juniperus virginiana Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Landscape usesScreening (privacy)