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


Density: 2.75lb/b.f.


Allergies/Toxicity: Aromatic Red Cedar has been reported to cause skin and respiratory irritation


Controlled species: CITES: no, IUCN: no


Common Uses: Fence posts, closet and chest linings, carvings, outdoor furniture, birdhouses, pencils, bows and small wooden specialty items.