Juniperus virginiana 'Burkii'

Burkii Eastern Red Cedar

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Juniperus virginiana 'Burkii' is a colorful, fast growing pyramidal form of the native red cedar. The feathery bluish foliage broadens the palette for screens or as a specimen. During cooler temperatures, its foliage turns purple, attracting attention in the winter landscape.

Category: Medium screening tree; evergreen conifer
Hardiness: 3 to 9
Foliage: Bluish
Bark: Peeling reddish brown strips; seldom appreciated due to the dense foliage
Winter Interest: Foliage changes from blue to purple in cooler temperatures
Texture: Fine; feathery
Shape: Pyramidal
Mature Size: 30' tall by 20' wide
Growth Rate: Fast
Adaptability: Juniperus virginiana 'Burkii' is adaptable to well drained, acid and alkaline soils; tolerant to urban conditions
Native Habitat: Native to a vast range east of the Rocky Mountains, USA