Juniperus virginianaNative east of the Rocky Mountains, this common inhabitant of abandoned fields and roadsides, begins with a conical habit in youth and matures to a pyramidal shaped medium to large tree. The species lacks a formality of habit in old age and is not heavily used. However there are many cultivars that are popular in the landscape trade.
Eastern red cedar
|Habit:||Conical in youth with a dominant central leader, maturing to a slightly informal pyramidal habit with horizontally spreading branches Size: 40-50' high|
|Color:||Dark green, dull|
|Hardiness:||Zone 2a USDA|
|Habitat:||Native to most areas east of the Rocky Mountains|