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Celtis occidentalis Northern Hackberry Tree

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Northern Hackberry Tree

Celtis occidentalis 
Bark is thick, deeply furrowed, and develops warty cork projections.

Symmetrical and open-branched, with larger branches 26 to 33 feet above ground. The crown is ascending with spreading branches, which droop at the tips. Tolerates a range of climatic and soil conditions.

Used as a shade tree, It establishes easily and grows well in urban landscapes because of it's wide soil adaptability and its tolerance of heat, drought, wind, and ice. The fruit is a popular food for birds and small wildlife.

  • Light: Sun
  • Water: Average
  • Height: 50 - 75 feet
  • Space: 50 feet