tree, shrub

Celtis occidentalis | Western Hackberry

Adapted to grow in a wide range of climates, Western Hackberry is also known as Common Hackberry. Grows as a large shrub or tree—give it more water for tree form. Best to plant from containers rather than bare root for better establishment. Yellow fall color and small red to purple fruit are attractions. Canopy coverage: 1,963 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -40F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 50 feet high

Width: 50 feet wide


Foliage Color: bright green

Wildlife: birds, butterflies