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)
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.