Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis) Zones 3-9
Growth Rate: fast (24" or more per year) Height: 50-70' / Spread: 50-70'
pH levels: 6.5-8 Soil: wet to well-drained, (Prefers Alkaline)
Sun: full sun Tolerate: drought, heat, strong winds, salt, pollution
Fall Color: Yellow
Flowering Dates: April - May Seed Dispersal Dates: October - Winter
Uses: Host plant for several butterflies, including Emperor, Question Marl, and American Snout. The fruit is highly sought after by a number of bird and mammal species., substitute for ash tree replacement; good for biomass plantings and firewood. Used for windbreaks.
Note: pH tolerant. A relatively low-maintenance tree. Prune during dormant season. Very tolerant of many soil and weather conditions.
These are bare root seedlings. The roots of some seedlings may be trimmed for planting ease and packaging purposes.
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