NH State Forest Nursery

Red Cedar Juniperus virginiana

Small dense tree with both scale-like and needle-like leaves, making it less susceptible to deer browse. Grows best in full sun. Rot-resistant heartwood oxblood color and aromatic. Dark blue berries consumed by song and game birds. Grows best in Southern New Hampshire. Avoid planting near apple trees due to Cedar Apple Rust Disease. Height 20 to 40'.

Seedling Details
Age Comment per 10 per 25 per 100 per 500 per 1000
2 yr 5-10" $10 $20 $60 $250 N/A
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Available in the Screen/Windbreak Package.

photo of red cedara seedling

Red Cedar Seedling

NH State Forest Nursery | Division of Forest and Lands
Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 796-2323  |  fax: (603) 271-6488