Juniperus virginiana 'High Shoals'

High Shoals Eastern Red Cedar

Juniperus virginiana 'High Shoals' was found outside of Watkinsville, Georgia, by plantsman Ray Tate. This native evergreen tree holds its green color in fine form throughout the winter. Come summer High Shoals Eastern Red Cedar "berries up" more than other cultivars we've seen. They are beautiful blue "berries!"

Category: Medium screening tree; evergreen conifer
Hardiness: 3b to 9
Foliage: Bright green
Fruit: Small, round, glaucous blue cones or "berries"; abundant and showy
Bark: Peeling in reddish brown strips; seldom appreciated due to the dense foliage
Winter Interest: Holds bright green color
Texture: Fine
Shape: Conical
Mature Size: 35' tall by 18' wide
Growth Rate: Fast
Adaptability: Juniperus virginiana 'High Shoals' is adaptable to acid and alkaline soils
Native Habitat: Native to a vast range east of the Rocky Mountains, USA