The Eastern Red Cedar is an evergreen tree that reaches 40 to 50 feet in height. This species provides food and cover for a number of birds and mammals. Best used as windbreaks, shelter belts and hedges.
Soil Type: Prefers poor gravelly soils, acid and high ph soils, sunny airy location.
Zones: 3 to 9
Germination Range: 60-80%
Stratification Requirement: Seed requires 30 days warm stratification followed by 90-120 days cold stratification. A scarification prior to warm stratification is recommended.