Eastern red-cedar (Juniperus virginiana)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3b
Mature Height Mature Height
Mature Spread Mature Spread
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Drought tolerant (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
None
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Ornamental
Evergreen Evergreen
Yes
Native to WI Native to WI
Yes
Additional Information Additional Information
certain cultivars are suitable for planting under powerlines; dense form; mainly upright cultivars; evergreen leaves turning russet-brown in winter; female cultivars have small, blue-gray cones that attracts birds; full sun; tolerant to a wide range of soils and pH; urban, drought, sandy soil and salt tolerant; susceptible to cedar apple rust; native to Wisconsin; hardy to zone 3b

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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