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Cedar Tree category contains many pictures of cedar trees, useful information about cedar trees, cedar wood photos, types of cedar trees, facts, cedar tree references to the cedar tree evergreen species.
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Cedar Tree Scientific Name: Cedrus
Cedar Tree Trivia
The Cedar Tree is depicted on Lebanon's flag
Solomon's temple was made entirely of cedar wood, cut from the great cedar forests of Lebanon
Eastern White Cedar can be seen growing from cracks in rocks and in swamps
Pencils are made from Incense Cedar
Cedar is used in incense, usually in the form of sawdust. The pungent resin is easily released as smoke.
Furniture makers used cedar to line blanket boxes because the oil from the cedar tree is a natural insect repellent thus protecting its contents.
It is believed that tea, made from the bark and leaves of the Eastern white cedar was the cure for scurvy amongst Jaques Cartier's crew. Hence the Thuja species was nicknamed arbor vitae "tree of life".
In this cedar trees category we give you information on the Red Cedar Tree, there are however other types of cedar trees, if you want information on the other types of cedars we suggest you do a search on Google. Hopefully the following information will be helpful anyways.
Red Cedar, Eastern
The early explorers took
note of the tree. Arthur Barlowe and Phillip Amadus were quoted as saying the trees were
"the tallest and reddest cedars in the world" when they arrived at Roanoke
Island in 1564. Colonial craftsmen lost no time in using the wood from the Eastern
Redcedar for furniture and fences as it had superior weathering capability and was easy to
work with. The wood was a staple of the pencil industry for over a century until supplies
became exhausted and the industry switched to more plentiful western cedars. Birds are
very fond of the berries, the Cedar Waxwing taking its name from the tree whose fruit is
its favorite food.
Cedar Trees Pictures
Cedar Trees: Love the smell of the cedar when you rub the leaves in your fingers. One can also slow burn the green cedar branches with leaves to create a lovely sweet cedar smoke scent
Cedar Tree Care
Cedar trees do bend well under the weight of heavy wet snow and when hit with ice storms. The green cedar branches do return somewhat but it is best to beat off any heavy snow build up right away.
Smash any ice build up off but be careful as damage will occur to the cedar leaves and branches because ice has adhered to the leaves. If you have a cedar hedge, the importance and task grows with the number of trees you have.
How does one tie back 25+ cedars trees? Time consuming head ache, Lots of stakes and ropes.
Cedar Tree Hedge
Cedar trees are evergreen, leaves stay on year round, and make great privacy hedges to hide objects such as transformers, fire hydrants, neighbors old car ... and Spring time is a great growing time to plant cedars as the ground is wet, the sun not too hot to dry out the soil, so your maintenance of the trees is minimal and risk of tree loss is at it's lowest.
Emerald Cedar Trees
Emerald or pyramidal cedar is readily sold by the truck load at the local building store and garden centers in Spring. Pyramidal cedar's bright green dense leaf foliage are great for decorative hedges but if privacy is a concern the emerald or pyramidal cedar must be planted close together and given many years to offer the privacy of a fence.
White or black cedar trees make better privacy hedges. These can to be found at your higher end garden or landscape center. These cedars will grow together better into a wider and taller hedge that will offer you the privacy, wind protection and hide large objects that you want.
Cedar Trees Trimmed
Cedar hedges which are trimmed and shaped at least once a year always look best.
Eastern White Cedar trees are the most popular trees for creating a natural hedge. They are inexpensive, easy to transplant and grow quickly. They are an excellent choice as a privacy fence, windbreak, or for noise reduction.
Cedars can serve two privacy purposes. One to prevent neighboring eyes from seeing you ... and second to prevent and hide undesirable objects from your view.
Cedar Hedge Privacy Example: a neighbors driveway borders your property and now mature 20 foot (6 metre) high cedars hide the activity of coming and going of traffic.
Mature Cedar hedge offers great year round privacy but can also be used to define and remind your neighbors where your property line is. Cedar tree hedges on larger properties can be used to section areas of the property, run along pathways, frame vegetable gardens and decorate long fence lines.
The richly grained Cedar lumber is perfect for outdoor projects such as decks, fences, gazebos, pool cabanas, and garden sheds as it is extremely weather resistant.
Blanket boxes are lined with aromatic cedar to repel moths from ruining blankets or clothing that is stored inside.
Cedar is virtually pitch and resin free, the wood easily accepts a range of finishes, from fine oils and stains, to solid coatings and paint.
Cedar mulch is a popular decorative landscape treatment for garden beds.
Cedar mulch is processed from the bark and unused materials from lumber and wood production. Cedar mulch suppresses weed growth, conserves water, minimizes soil erosion and is a natural insect repellent.
You may not want to use cedar mulch in your vegetable garden as it could be phytotoxic to your plants.
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Eastern Red Trees medium sized cedar tree, 35-65 feet tall(10-20 metres high). Red cedar tree some times referred to as just cedar tree, juniper, savin, evergreen, cedar apple, and Virginia red cedar. The red cedar is used by many tribes for incense, ritual, tea and medicine, for many tribes the red cedar tree symbolizes the tree of life Eastern Red Trees
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Cedar Shoe Trees Crafted out of cedar wood. shoe trees help remove moisture and odor from your shoes, they are made expandable to maintain shape you shoes for a long time.
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