Celtis occidentalis

Hackberry

  • Fast-growing shade tree
  • Durable and easy-to-grow
  • Provides food and cover for watchable wildlife
  • Height: 40-60 Feet
  • Spread: 40-60 Feet
  • Hardiness Zone: 2-9

Interesting Notes:

Adaptable to a variety of soils, hackberry frequently grows in limestone soils and on limestone outcrops. Because of its drought resistance, it is used as a street tree in many midwestern cities.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attributes
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Erosion Control
Midwest Native
Habit
Deciduous
Program
Grow Native!
Hackberry Celtis occidentalis from Forrest Keeling
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