Red Cedar
Red Cedar
Red Cedar
Red Cedar

Red Cedar

Regular price $10.00

Eastern Red cedar is an evergreen tree that is often seen as a shrub. Eastern Red cedars grow in fields, on roadsides, and in woods as an understory tree. They are often pioneers, meaning one of the first trees to take over a field. The bark of these trees is reddish-brown, and peeling off in shreds. Eastern Red cedars have two types of flowers which bloom in the spring. Male flowers are yellowish-brown and female are light bluish-green. It is a tree of reddish wood giving off the scent of cedar chests.

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Growth Rate Slow
Mature Size 10-40 ft tall
Soil Tolerant; Prefers dry but can withstand occasional flooding
Light Full sun
Leaves Opposite, scale like up to ¼ inch long; dark green
Cones ¼ inch wide
Deer Browse Risk High
Benefits Provides food and cover for variety of birds and mammals. Winter food and protection particularly important for pheasant and whitetail deer. They are often pioneers, meaning one of the first trees to take over a field. Suitable screen planting and windbreaks.

Please note that trees, shrubs, packets, and products will not be delivered by mail. Your order will be batched together and made available for pickup at a specified and location.

During Checkout please choose one of the the following locations and dates:

  • April 13 & 14 at the Sanilac County Fairgrounds
    • 171 Dawson St.,Sandusky, MI
  • April 20 &21 at the Goodells County Park.
    • Goodells, MI
    • Use the M-21 entrance at the north end of the park
  • April 24 & 25 at the Armada Fairgrounds
    • 74280 Fair St.,Armada, MI

Trees/Plants are primarily sold as Bare Root Stock. District Liability ceases when orders are picked up. Seller is not liable for improper handling or planting of plants after consumer has possession. The Blue Water CD is not liable nor guarantees survivability.