Eastern Red Cedar

Juniperus virginiana

Form: Upright and irregular
Growth Rate: Mod to Fast
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Size: 30-50’ tall X 10-25’ Wide
Zone: 3-9
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Light Requirements:
 Full sun
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moist, fertile, humus rich soil; needs well-limed soil for optimal growth; tolerates sand soil
Bark: : Rough; tan-gray to reddish brown; older bark exfoliates in fibers and ribbons
Flower: Male cones yellowish brown; female cones yellowish
green; inconspicuous; appears early to late Winter
Fruit: Fleshy, oval, drupe-like; ¼” blue purple; glaucous
Foliage: Opposite, whorled, simple, scale-like to awl-like;
medium to dark green foliage; older inner foliage turns yellow
and sheds throughout Winter
Uses: Specimen, naturalizing, windbreak, screen, hedge, and group plantings with other plants

100 S Westminster Rd, Arcadia, Oklahoma

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