Brodie Eastern Red Cedar Evergreen Tree
Brodie Eastern Red Cedar Tree, Easy-to-grow evergreen that shines
Juniperus virginiana 'Brodie'
Brodie Eastern Red Cedar Tree, Juniperus Virginiana is a fast growing, dense columnar evergreen tree, that offers vibrant evergreen foliage, making this tree ideal to fit into almost any garden space. Red Cedars are tough, attractive and highly durable. Brodies fantastic tolerance to heat, cold and drought tolerant makes it one of the hardiest junipers you can grow, they are considered one of the most popular upright juniper on the market by most growers, they can thrive and grow anywhere across the country, they are extremely easy to grow, no matter where you live, especially since they thrive in virtually all soil types. Eastern Red Cedar Tree can be planted as a focal point in smaller spaces or can act as a perfect hedge or screen in larger backyards.
Growth habit is columnar in shape with very dense branches. can grow in zones 3-9, Growth rate is about 2-3ft a year is considered a fast growing tree , Mature height is 25-35 feet tall within 15 years, Mature width is 6-8 feet wide, making it a good selection for those desiring a privacy hedge, wind barrier or a privacy tree, plant it along streets, fences or even as a standalone, it thrives without effort even in the coldest parts of the country. Once established is drought tolerant, but it should be watered deeply during extended dry periods. Water well in late fall to protect from winter injury.
PLANT BENEFITS AND KEY FEATURES
• We believe in the power of plants to lift the spirit, calm the mind and clean the air
• Plants can reduce stress and anxiety by spending time close to nature caring for them
• Great choice to increase property value with a low maintenance evergreen
• Great for patios, narrow spaces, decks, plant as privacy trees along fences and backyards
• Compact tree perfect for tight spaces, great choice near entrances or lining driveways
• Drought Tolerant and Resistant to ice, freezing conditions and Pest, Easily grown in a wide range of soils
• Backed by our 30 days Satisfaction Guarantee Policy
DESIGN IDEAS AND LANDSCAPE USES
Brodie Eastern Red Cedar Junipers with its dense evergreen foliage, can be excellent privacy trees when lined in rows or staggered to form a hedge style along fences on backyards creating a complete privacy screen, they also create windbreaks reducing wind conditions during winter months and also during hot summer months as well. Great choice for Erosion Control, avoid soil spilling during heavy rains.
Natural fencing is becoming more and more popular thanks to the proliferation of fast growing trees and shrubs, allowing a much more environmentally friendly, sympathetic and unobtrusive method of shielding yourself from prying eyes. There are many natural options available to you for the purpose of screening, whether it is for a sizeable length of your land or just something for a corner. Brodie Eastern Red Cedar sets itself apart from most all of the options when it comes to trees, thanks to its wonderful color, highly unusual structure and form.
Plant Hardiness Zones and Specifications
Growing Zones: 3-9
Growth Rate: 2-3ft/Year
Mature Height: 25-35ft
Mature Width: 6-8ft
Growth form: Dense-Columnar
Foliage Color: Bright Green
Soil Conditions: Wide range of soils
care & maintenance
HOW TO CARE FOR BRODIE EASTERN RED CEDAR TREE
Before purchasing a Brodie Eastern Red Cedar Tree, read about the recommended care instructions to keep this plant healthy and flourishing.
Planting recommendations, select an area with FULL SUN, Eastern Red Cedar Trees are easily grown in a wide range of soils, including clay, alkaline and compacted soils, avoid wet soggy soils, once established Eastern Red Cedar Trees are highly adaptable. When it’s time to plant your tree, Dig a hole approximately twice as wide as your new plant’s root ball and deep enough so that the top of the root ball is parallel with the ground level, this is very important, planting the tree deeper than the original top soil line may severely damage the tree. Place the plant in the hole and ensure that it is situated upright, use the excavated soil to back fill around the root ball, gently press down as you fill the hole and thoroughly soak with a hose to ensure air pockets are eliminated, Take great care to not leave any gaps or air spaces around the root ball. A 2-3 inch layer of organic hardwood mulch is strongly recommended, it will help retain moisture and discourage weed growth. Apply the mulch over the entire planting area.
LIGHT, Select an area with FULL SUN
WATER your Eastern Red Cedar Brodie deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep and strong root system, increase frequency during extremely hot days, you should always verify the top 2-3 inches of soil, if dry to the touch is time to water, you can reduce frequency of watering once the tree is established.
FERTILIZE your cypress trees during spring before new growth begins, Applying a slow-release, 180 days duration, well balance fertilizer is probably the simplest solution and least expensive.
PRUNING the Eastern Red Cedar Tree is not necessary, if left to grow naturally it may reach heights of up to 35 feet, if desire the Brodie can be planted as a hedge along fence lines, it can be hedge at a desired height of your choice and will help make the tree more dense creating complete privacy. Avoid pruning during the hottest and coldest months to avoid strain on the tree.
MAINTAINING the Eastern Red Cedar Tree is simple, they require little or no upkeep, they are disease and pests resistance which eliminates the need for spraying chemicals which can be very harsh to our environments.
Frequently Asked Questions.
Is it safe to ship plants by mail?
We Believe it is, let us prove it, our success rate sipping plant(s) online is well over 99%,
I placed my order, how fast can you ship?
Most orders ship within 2-3 business days from the moment orders are received, certain exceptions may apply such as weather conditions, holidays, and weekends. We ship most orders orders via FedEx Ground, UPS or USPS, we determine which carrier to use base on location and best in transit time. Estimated time for delivery is 2-6 days base on regions, for west coast areas it may take 5-6 days for arrival, for Mid to East coast regions is usually 2-3 days for orders to arrive. Once your order ships we will provide you with detail tracking information and eta updates detailing the estimated time of arrival.
Are plant(s) purchased online guarantee?
All plants are guarantee for a period of 30 days, We offer a Satisfaction Guarantee Policy.
How do you measure height for indoor plants?
For indoor plants we measure approximate height from the bottom of the pot to the top of the plant.
Can I order During Winter and Summer Months?
Yes you can, however most Tropical plants are sensitive to extreme cold conditions, once cold temperatures are expected to fall below freezing it will not be safe to ship life plants, we carefully manage shipping decisions during winter months and determine when is safe to ship, please be advise we may need to hold orders until conditions are appropriate to safely ship the plants.
Shipping during summer months.
Most Tropical plants are sensitive to extreme hot days during summer months, once temperatures are expected to rise above 90 degrees, it is not safe to ship life plants, we carefully manage shipping decisions during extreme hot days and determine when is safe to ship, please be advise we may need to hold orders until conditions are appropriate to safely ship the plants.
Warranty Policy - Backed by our 30 days Satisfaction Guarantee Policy.
We hope that you enjoy your new plants, Every plant we ship is GUARANTEE for a period of 30 DAYS from the day it is received. our main objective is to ensure a great customer experience and deliver great quality plants for your enjoyment. We love our plants and we hope that you will as well, in the event your plant(s) do not arrive in healthy conditions we ask that you share images supporting the reason(s) and we will provide a replacement plant at no cost to you.
In order to ensure that plant(s) purchased from our shop will thrive for years to come is important to follow a few simple steps. Plants shipped online are in complete darkness for several days, is normal for plants to stress during this process, allow your new arrival to gradually climatize to their new environment, humidity levels, lighting and temperatures for 5-7 days before planting.
Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns. Our friendly customer service team is here to help.
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Eureka Farms Team.