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Hackberry

Celtis occidentalis

Hackberry is a reliable, fast-growing, all-purpose shade tree. Hackberry's pyramidal shape when young then develops a broad crown with ascending branches. The leaves are medium green. Fall foliage is a soft yellow. Birds and wildlife relish the small, fleshy fall fruit.

Fast-growing shade tree
Durable and easy-to-grow
Provides food and cover for watchable wildlife
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 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
10527 6-12in Step 2 $9.95

More About Celtis occidentalis:

Adaptable to a variety of soils, hackberry frequently grows in limestone soils and on limestone outcrops. Because of its drought resistance, it is used as a street tree in many midwestern cities.

Gardening Suggestions for Hackberry:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Average
Midwest Native
Height:
40-60 Feet
Spread:
40-60 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
2-9

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Habit
Deciduous
Program
Grow Native!
Attributes
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Erosion Control
Midwest Native
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage