Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - 12-24" per yearMature Height - 40-60'Mature Width - 40-60'Longevity - 200 years or more.
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Not showy, small flowers. April-May.Fruit - Fleshy, yellow, orange-red to dark purple rounded drupe' 0.33" diameter. Ripening in September and October, persistent for several weeks; flavored like dates and relished by birds and wildlife; one hard seed which if bitten into will shatter teeth.Leaf - Fall Color - Yellow or yellow-greenBark - Trunk and older limbs with narrow corky projecting edges.Other Features - Good tree for it performs well under adverse conditions.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Easily transplanted; prefers rich, moist soils, but grows in dry, heavy or sandy, rocky soils, withstands acid or alkaline conditions; moderately wet or very dry areas; tolerates wind and full sun.Native Habitat - Diseases and Insects - Leaf spots, witches' broom, powdery mildew, Gonoderma rot, hackberry nipple-gall, mourning-cloak butterfly and several scales. Immune to Dutch elm diseaseStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Hackberry.- Other plants of the family Celtidaceae.- Other plants of the genus Celtis.- Other plants of the species Celtis occidentalis.