Also known as eastern red-cedar or Genévrier de Virginie in French, this juniper is a medium sized tree that grows throughout southern Ontario. Known for its aromatic, red wood and bright blue juniper berries it is a common tree to populate newly-cleared sites and enjoys full sun. The wood, which is light and brittle, was once commonly used for pencils. The tree grows to heights 20m+ in good sites and can live up to 100 years or more.
Germination: Soak in cold water for 24 hours. Cold stratify for 90-120 days at 4 C, then plant 1-2cm deep in a seed bed. Keep moist to allow for germination.
Packet contains at least 100 seeds.
Approximately 100 seeds / g.