Red cedar: Meaning & Uses

The why

Why does EcoTree plant Red Cedars?


Red Cedar - Botanical description

Planting & maintenance

Red Cedar - Species requirements


The Red Cedar's wood

The red cedar's wood has a unique smell. It is tender, light, and ranges from the yellow (on the outside) to pink brown. The wood is very resistant to rot, and is used to produce shingles, boats, exterior claddings and window frames.


The Red Cedar's symbolism

Official stuff

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