SelecTree: Tree Detail
PENDULA EASTERN RED CEDAR
Juniperus virginiana 'Pendula'
Photo Locations: Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA.
Branches droop but resist breakage.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
Columnar or Conical Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 35 - 45 feet.
Width: 15 - 25 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Scalelike, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Green or Yellow.. Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.
Persistent, Purple or Blue Cone, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches) Wildlife use it.
Bark Gray to Brown, Fibrous.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low 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 and Scales, Armillaria, Twig Blight and Rust.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Buffer Strip or Screen.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Juniperus virginiana 'Pendula' Tree Record." 1995-2018. May 20, 2018.
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