More About Celtis occidentalis
- Upright, arching branches with a rounded, spreading crown
- Bark develops corky ridges, tan when young, turning gray at maturity
- Simple, ovate leaves, with serrated margins, are light green in the summer
- Foliage turns a bright yellow in the fall
- A hardy, shade tree tolerating a wide range of soil conditions
- Greenish flowers produce round, fleshy, berry-like, deep purple drupes
- Bloom Time: April to May
Native to Ontario and parts of North America.
Common Hackberry Growing and Maintenance Tips
Celtis can tolerate wind, pollution and a wide range of soil conditions, including wet, dry and poor soils.
Celtis occidentalis Characteristics
Native to Ontario
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average