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Eastern Red Cedar Tree Plug Transplants

(a.k.a Eastern Redcedar)
(Juniperus virginiana)

The Eastern Red Cedar is a very dense, columnar ornamental that is excellent as a windbreak or privacy screen. It is actually not a true Cedar, but rather a Juniper...somewhere in the past, the name just stuck.

Eastern Red Cedar grow at a fairly average speed for an evergreen, but reach heights of 40 feet, resulting in dense and rot resistant wood which is is famously used in cedar chests, cedar closets and outdoor applications such as fencing. It's root system is very dense, making it a perfect tree for erosion control. Eastern Red Cedar is excellent for developing wildlife habitat on your property, offering birds cover for nesting, and berries as a food source during stressful winters.

This evergreen grows as far south as Texas and Florida, and as far west as Oklahoma, Nebraska and Kansas, but requires light, well-draining soil, and does not need a lot of watering. Rich soils and lots of water can result in root rot, which will kill the tree. This is actually an advantage for people who have poor soil, or who just want to plant and [almost] forget. Watering would only be necessary in the first year after planting, when the roots can't reach far enough down for deeper moisture.

Eastern Red Cedar are a mixture of male and female, with the females producing miniscule flowers and blue berries, and the males producing what look like pine cones [but are actually pollen-producing structures]. It is impossible to determine male vs. female until they reach maturity and produce the telltale signs. Although the females must be pollenated to produce the seed-bearing fruit, there are enough cedars throughout the US that even an isolated female should bear fruit, since pollen can remain airborn for many many miles.

Eastern Red Cedar often turn a reddish or even purplish color due to winter exposure, and to the untrained eye one might conclude that they are damaged or dying. However, this color change is quite normal, and the trees will green up quickly in the warmer weather of Spring.

PLANT THESE PLUG TRANSPLANTS IN RECORD TIME:
Watch how to plant these evergreen plug transplants faster and with less effort than any "bare root" evergreen transplant of a similar size. With just a cordless drill and our plug transplant bulb auger, you can realistically plant 50 to 100 trees per hour without breaking your back. You can buy this auger on the cheap with tree purchase, but with any order of 50 plug transplants or more [pls read that again, this offer is not for plug seedlings] we'll include the auger for FREE!

AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER NOW, SHIPPING BEGINS AUGUST 25, 2014
This specific evergreen species/size is available for pre-order right now, with shipping beginning the week of August 25 [shipping info]. Note that other species/sizes may have other beginning ship dates. To guarantee availability, you are welcome to place an order now and we'll reserve them in your name. If you'd like to delay shipment to later in the Fall, please specify a ship date in a follow up email after placing your order. Shipping season for this specific evergreen species/size ends the week of December 15, 2014 and will resume just after the new year.

PACKAGING OPTIONS:
We offer individual plastic packaging, eco-friendly packaging, cotton gift bag packaging and custom pendants for all sizes of plugs, each option sold separately in matching quantities.

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5-pack:
$39.00

10-pack:
$59.00

25-pack:
$129.00

50-pack:
$229.00

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OTHER SIZES AND OPTIONS:
Eastern Red Cedar are offered in the following sizes:
• bare root seedling [sold out]
• bare root transplant [sold out]
plug seedling [shipping now]
plug transplant [shipping begins August 25]
Comparable/alternative species: White Cedar
Confused about species? Check out our Evergreen Tree Buyers Guide

Pictures of mature Eastern Red Cedar
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These pictures are for general identification and description only. As your trees reach maturity, they may vary slightly in size, color, and general appearance.



Eastern Red Cedar Plug Transplants [5-pack shown]

Approx 12-18 inches


Eastern Red Cedar: Zones 3-9

Prefers zones 3-9



Prefers full sun


QUARANTINE:
California and Oregon residents:
We cannot ship this species of tree to you due to your state's quarantine restrictions. View our CA/OR quarantine list >>

QUARANTINE:
Washington residents:
We cannot ship this species of tree to the state of WA due to your state's quarantine restrictions. View our WA quarantine list >>

• On The Calendar:
• Right now: shipping all available plug seedlings and plug transplants every Monday through Wednesday [closed Thurs and Fri]
• Late August 2014: all available bare root transplants and bare root seedlings become available for pre-order, with shipping beginning Monday, Sept 22
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• A big thanks to all of you green thumbs for a great [but slow to start] Spring, here's to a wonderful Summer 2014!