What is the scientific name for a cedar tree?

Answer The various species of cedar trees have different scientific names. For example, the red cedar is called Juniperus virginiana. The northern white cedar goes by the scientific name Thuja occidentali... Read More »

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How far do I plant my apple tree from cedar trees to keep cedar blotch from happening?

If no chemical control will be used, apple trees should be planted 4 to 5 miles away from all cedar trees to ensure cedar apple rust and necrotic leaf blotch don't occur. Even with the aid of chemi... Read More »

How Far Do I Plant My Apple Tree From Cedar Trees to Keep Cedar Blotch From Happening?

Homeowners growing apple trees and cedar trees on their property may want to reconsider one of the two types of trees. Apples and cedars must be spaced far apart to prevent cedar blotch cross conta... Read More »

What is a cedar tree?

Cedar can refer to many types of plants, all going by the common or scientific name of cedar. First there is the genus Cedrus, which is part of the cypress family. This generic grouping is often ca... Read More »

Is a juniper a cedar tree?

A juniper is not a cedar, although it is commonly mistaken for one because of its cedar-like aroma and foliage. The Latin scientific, or genus, name for Juniper is Juniperus communis. To be a true ... Read More »