Celtis occidentalisCommon Hackberry
- Height: 60′
- Spread: 50′
- Shape: Rounded
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Foliage: Bright Green
- Fall Color: Yellow
- Flower: Insignificant
- Fruit: Purple-Black Small Drupes
- Distinctive Features: Tough, adaptable native with attractive textured bark
Celtis occidentalis – The Common Hackberry is a dependable native shade tree that tolerates a wide range of conditions. The textured bark adds interest to the landscape. A “Tried & True” favorite of ours!
The Common Hackberry is a challenge for any grower. Challenge accepted here at the nursery! We love to watch it take shape in our fields. Each Hackberry needs a little special attention, but with proper prune timing and our great soils, this Midwest native takes its place near the top of our “favorite” tree list.