SelecTree: Tree Detail
CANAERTII EASTERN RED CEDAR
Juniperus virginiana 'Canaertii'
Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA
Branches don't droop and resist breakage.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
Additional Common Names
CANAERTII EASTERN RED CEDAR, CANAERTII JUNIPER
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 30 - 40 feet.
Width: 8 - 15 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Scalelike, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
. Has either male or female reproductive parts (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.
Persistent, Purple or Blue Cone, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches) Wildlife use it.
Bark Brown to Red, Fibrous.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 1 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 3 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Caterpillars, Scales and Mites, Armillaria, Twig Blight and Rust.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Screen, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Juniperus virginiana 'Canaertii' Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 14, 2020.
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