Eastern Red Cedar – is a dense slow-growing evergreen ordinarily 16–66 ft. tall. Considered a pioneer of the forest, the red cedar is one of the first trees to repopulate cleared land. It is unusually long lived among pioneer species, with the potential to live over 850 years. Cedar waxwings (bluebirds and turkeys) are fond of the "berries" or cones of this juniper species. Cedar wood is used for cedar chests, closets, pencils, and small carvings. Genévrier rouge
This hardworking hybrid sets two batches of fruit—in midsummer and fall—and doesn’t need a companion pollinator. In fall the foliage is a deep burgundy, and in winter the stems are a striking yellow and red.