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  Eastern Redcedar  
Common Name: Eastern Redcedar
Latin Name: Juniperus virginiana
Tree Size: Medium
Leaf Type: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Rapid
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Salty soil or sea-spray, drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native, seeds or fruit eaten by wildlife
Features: Birds eat the blue berries; bark is fibrous and shredding.
Comments: Often used as a windbreak. 'Canaerttii' is a cultivar used as a specimen tree.
Problems: Can be invasive; males produce lots of pollen.
Firewise: No
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