Eastern redcedar Forest Management and Silvicultural Prescription Guidelines

Eastern redcedar Forest Management and Silvicultural Prescription Guidelines Monday, April 29, 2019

Author(s): John DuPlissis
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Eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana) is a medium-sized, evergreen, coniferous tree that is native throughout the eastern half of North America. The wide natural distribution of eastern redcedar demonstrates its adaptability and its ability to grow on a wide-range of soils and climatic conditions.

Although generally not considered to be an important commercial species, its wood is highly valued for posts, paneling and specialty furniture because of its beauty, durability, and workability. It is often used to make or line chests and drawers (as a moth repellent)

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