Canaert Eastern red-cedar (Juniperus virginiana 'Canaertii')

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3b
Mature Height Mature Height
20 to 25 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
10 to 15 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Drought tolerant (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Flower Flower
Fruit Fruit
Evergreen Evergreen
Native to WI Native to WI
Additional Information Additional Information
compact, pyramidal to irregular form; opens with age; 20-25’ tall; 10-15’ wide; emerald green, tufted foliage remaining green in winter; small, blue cones; prone to cedar apple rust

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Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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