Celtis occidentalis- Hackberry

Details

Latin Name: 
Celtis occidentalis
Light: 
Sun to Shade
Zone: 
4-7
Type: 
Trees
Product Season: 
Spring Bloomer
Catalog: 
Plant
Price: 
$35.00

Description

Likes sun to light shade; and is adaptable to moist to dry environments.The blooms are greenish white in early spring. Grows to 30-70 ft.  Will tolerate a range of soils, too. Fruits of this species are blue-black when ripe. This tree is an excellent source for wildlife, with fruits that are highly nutritious for birds and mammals, and leaves that feed larvae of many host-specific butterflies, including the tan, brown, and white hackberry butterfly.