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Cover Page - shares
3 Months Ended
Sep. 29, 2019
Oct. 25, 2019
Cover page.    
Entity Central Index Key 0000895419  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --06-28  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Sep. 29, 2019  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 0-21154  
Entity Registrant Name CREE, INC.  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code NC  
Entity Tax Identification Number 56-1572719  
Entity Address, Address Line One 4600 Silicon Drive  
Entity Address, City or Town Durham  
Entity Address, State or Province NC  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 27703  
City Area Code 919  
Local Phone Number 407-5300  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.00125 par value  
Trading Symbol  CREE  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   107,709,722