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Eastern Red CedarFenwick-Hollowell Wetlands Trail

Eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana)


The Eastern red cedar is an evergreen juniper tree native to both Canada and the U.S. Has dark green needles as opposed to leaves and does not flower.
Eastern red cedar

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Care Known Problems How to Harvest Mature Size Notes/Uses
The Red cedar is tolerant to both wet and dry soils, but will not mature in constantly wet soil. It is also tolerant to both acidic and alkaline soils but prefers acidic Can be affected by mites, apple rust and twig blight n/a Height: an average of 65 feet Is thought to be one of, if not the, most drought-resistant tree in all of North America