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Aromatic Cedar

Aromatic Cedar

Aromatic Cedar, also called Aromatic Red Cedar and Eastern Red Cedar (scientific name: Juniperusvirginiana), has a heartwood of violet-brown or reddish color. Sapwood is pale yellow in color and may appear in heartwood as streaks/stripes. Its texture is very fine, has a straight grain with knots.

Aromatic Red Cedar is found in eastern North America. It has excellent resistance to insect attack and decay.

Janka Hardness :

4,000 N(900 lbf)

Average Dried Weight :

530 kg/m3(33 lbs/ft3)

Workability :

Easy to work with, unless there is a presence of knots and irregularities. Lumber has high silica content which dulls cutting tools. It is good with glues and finishes well.

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Pricing / Availability

Aromatic Cedar is generally available in two variants; the knotty, smaller, and narrower boards and bigger, clear, and thicker boards. The knotty variant is widely available at affordable rates but the clear variant is more difficult to find.

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Sustainability

It is not mentioned on the IUCN’s Red List and in the CITES Appendices.

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Common Uses

It is not mentioned on the IUCN’s Red List and in the CITES Appendices.

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