FAMILIAR TREES OF SOUTH CAROLINA CLEMSON EXTENSION BUL 117

Eastern Redcedar
Juniperus virginiana
The reddish, aromatic heartwood of the eastern redcedar is used for making cedar chests and closet linings. At one time this was the principal species used to make wooden casings for lead pencils. The heartwood is durable and used for fenceposts. It is a favorite Christmas tree.

Natural distribution in South Carolina


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