Burke Eastern Red Cedar

Juniperus virginiana Burkii - botanical name

Juniperus virginiana Burkii

Evergreen erect conical coniferous tree (7m x 3.5m) from the USA. Blue grey leaves with both scale-like adult and prickly needle-like juvenile leaf types present. Foliage colour turning purplish grey in autumn and winter. Small waxy purplish brown berries. Useful specimen or screen. Tolerant of most well drained soil except acidic soils. Frost tolerant.

  • Plant type
    Tree
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost hardy
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Clay, Loam
  • Water rating
    Medium
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (USA)
  • Scale
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