Juniper

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.

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