Tree Detail

Juniperus virginiana


Redcedar, Eastern

Juniperus virginiana   

Category: evergreen tree   Size: medium

Mature Size: 30-50' x 10-20'

Zone: 3 - 9   Growth Rate: fast

Foliage: Dark green foilage turns rusty-colored in winter.

Elevation (if known): To 7,500'

Water: Needs to be watered until well established.

Soil : Grows in variety of soil except continually moist ones.

Sun: Full to part shade.

Comments: Bluish berry-like fruit. Good for windbreaks and screens due to dense growth. Does well with no care, even in alkaline soil. High salt tolerance.

Warnings: Difficult to transplant.

Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no

Street Tree? no   Street Tree Conditions:

CO/NM native? no   Native to: North America

Known Locations:

Information Sources: S Group of State Foresters