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Celtis laevigata

Common Name(s):
Hackberry, Sugarberry
Categories:
Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Native; bark tends to be warty; fruit attracts birds.  Would be great for a rain garden.  

Height:
60-80 ft.
Flower:
Orange to blue-black
Zones:
6-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; range of soil types including dry, damp to wet soil
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Upright; rounded with spreading pendulous branches
Fruit:
Sweet edible fleshy drupes; deep purple
Width:
60-80 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate to rapid
Leaf:
2-3.5 in. alternate, simple leaf; modest yellow-green fall color
Tags:
deciduous, birds, wildlife, shade tree, edible fruit, rain garden

NCCES plant id: 1947

Celtis laevigata Celtis laevigata
Homer Edward Price, CC BY - 2.0
Celtis laevigata Celtis laevigata
Mary Keim, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0
Celtis laevigata Celtis laevigata
Kerry Woods, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0