Juniperus virginiana

£2.50

Eastern red cedar, Pencil cedar. A tall, fast-growing narrow coniferous tree from North America, often grown as an ornamental in Europe. The small blue fruits are edible, while the leaves and an oil distilled from them are used medicinally. Fruits and foliage yield dyes. The timber is valued for construction, joinery etc and was used for pencils, hence the name. Likes a position in sun or part shade; hardy to -25°C or more. Stratification: CS8. Number of seeds: 100.

24 in stock

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Eastern red cedar, Pencil cedar. A tall, fast-growing narrow coniferous tree from North America, often grown as an ornamental in Europe. The small blue fruits are edible, while the leaves and an oil distilled from them are used medicinally. Fruits and foliage yield dyes. The timber is valued for construction, joinery etc and was used for pencils, hence the name. Likes a position in sun or part shade; hardy to -25°C or more. Stratification: CS8