Celtis occidentalis


Common Name: hackberry
Plant Type:Tree
Light (original): sun to light shade
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:30 to 70 feet
Width:20 to 70 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:N/A
Soil Type:wet to dry
Soil Moisture:Dry, Wet
Seed Ripens:fall to winter
USDA Zones:3 to 9
Flower Colour:greenish white
Bloom Time:early spring
Comments:Orange-red to dark purple fruit attracts birds.
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed will not germinate in presence of chemical inhibitors.
Seed requires scarification because of an impermeable seed coat.
Germination Notes:
Grow Notes:
Picture Copyright: John Oyston