Juniper (Juniperus virginiana)
Common Names: Juniper, Aromatic Red Cedar, Eastern Red cedar
Distribution: Eastern North America
Color/Appearance: Heartwood tends to be a reddish or violet-brown. Sapwood is a pale yellow color and can appear throughout the heartwood
as streaks and stripes.
Janka Hardness: 900 lbf
Allergies/Toxicity: Aromatic Red Cedar has been reported to cause skin and respiratory irritation
Common Uses: Fence posts, closet and chest linings, carvings, outdoor furniture, birdhouses, pencils, bows and small wooden specialty items.