Looking for a live Christmas tree? The Eastern Red Cedar is a great option!
- The Eastern red cedar is a popular live Christmas tree option and can be found in a number of Christmas tree farms, such as Booth’s Christmas Tree Farm in Conway!
- These trees grow 20 to 50 feet high and 8 to 15 feet wide.
- Eastern red cedars can tolerate drought and poor soil.
- The Eastern Red Cedar isn’t actually a cedar tree at all; it is a juniper tree.
- Eastern red cedars produce bold fragrance oils that not only smell good, but are also useful for repelling insects.
- The Eastern red cedar is also called the “pencil cedar,” because before more cost-effective materials were available, it was used to make
- The Eastern red cedar produces berries and provides a source of food in the winter for many songbirds.