Zones: 3 to 9
Mature Height: 50 feet
Mature Spread: 15 feet
The Eastern Red Cedar is dense and pyramidal in shape and is native to North America. A tough tree bearing red/gray bark and a source of fragrant cedar wood. Beautiful dark green foliage that is both needle-like and scale-like. Great as a specimen, screen, windbreak or in groupings.
When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Eastern Red Cedar has a moderate to rapid growth rate. It grows up to 50 feet in height and 15 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 3 to 9. Prefers full sun and well-drained soil, but is tolerant of adverse soil conditions. Drought and heat tolerant. Adaptable to different pH levels.
How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 6 hours
Stratification: Cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: Sow seed 1/4 inch deep, tamp the soil, keep moist, mulch the seed bed, cover seedbed with some shade.
Other: Natural fall sowing for spring germination.
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 40 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.
If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.