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Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis) is a hardy native tree, known for its textured bark and small, purple berries. This adaptable tree thrives in various soil types and offers shelter and sustenance to local wildlife. Its elm-like foliage turns a golden hue in fall, making it a year-round attraction in landscapes.

1-2′ Bareroot Seedling

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 2-9
Soil pH: 6.0-8.0
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate, drought-tolerant
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: High
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 40-60′ tall, 40-50′ wide
Plant Spacing: 40-50′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright, rounded
Rootstock: From Seed

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Cross-pollination required
Pollination Mechanisms: Wind
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Greenish-white

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit (drupe) Size: 1/4″-1/2″
Fruit (drupe) Flavor: Sweet
Fruit (drupe) Color and Appearance Purple-black, round
Harvest Time: September-October
Yield & Storage: Low, store in a cool, dry place

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, rounded
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow
Lifespan: 150-200 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Native to North America
Nitrogen Fixing: No