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Celtis (Hackberry) occidentalis (Common Hackberry)

Upright-oval shape when young, quickly losing its central leader and becoming a rounded to irregular shape when mature. Fast growth. Blooms emerge with leaves, and are not ornamentally important. Good for use as a shade tree, deciduous windbreak, or for erosion control. Very urban tolerant. Very cold hardy. It is also known as the nettletree, sugarberry, beaverwood, northern hackberry, and American hackberry.

  • Height: 40'-50'
  • Spread: 40'-50'
  • Exposure:
Characteristics
Characteristics
  • Attracts Birds
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    Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Shade
  • Wet Soils