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Celtis occidentalis 'Prairie Sentinel®' (JFS-KSU1)

Celtis occidentalis 'JFS-SU1' - Prairie Sentinel® Hackberry - (Photo Courtesy of J.Frank Schmidt & Sons Co.)

Celtis occidentalis 'JFS-SU1' - Prairie Sentinel® Hackberry - (Photo Courtesy of J.Frank Schmidt & Sons Co.)

More About Celtis occidentalis Prairie Sentinel® ('JFS-KSU1')

  • Narrow, columnar form, with almost vertical, upswept branches
  • Medium green leaves in the summer, turn bright yellow in the fall
  • Bark develops corky ridges, tan when young, turning gray at maturity
  • Adapts well to drought and extreme heat and cold
  • A great specimen for narrow spaces

Zone:

4

Height:

12-14 m

Spread:

3-4 m
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Prairie Sentinel® Hackberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant 'Prairie Sentinel' hackberry in areas where conditions may be too tough for many other trees. Celtis can tolerate wind, pollution and a wide range of soil conditions, including wet, dry and poor soils.


Celtis occidentalis Prairie Sentinel® ('JFS-KSU1') Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fast
Fast
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Columnar
Upright

Foliage Color

Green
Yellow

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Celtis occidentalis 'Prairie Sentinel®' (JFS-KSU1)

Celtis laevigata

Celtis laevigata

Sugarberry

Celtis occidentalis

Celtis occidentalis

Common Hackberry