Hackberry has a rapid growth rate reaching heights of 75' tall. Hackberry prefers moist, rich soils but is highly adaptable to many adverse conditions. It is a large shade tree with unusual warty/corky bark and yellow fall color.
Wildlife Food & Cover: Fair Food-berries, twigs and buds. Good cover-nesting and perching.
Flowers: yellow-green pendulous clusters spring
Fruit: Fleshy purple-brown berry with hard center late autumn
Ecosystem: Flood Plain Forest
Scientific Name: Celtis occidentalis
Product Size at Purchase: 12-18"
Product Size at Maturity: 50-75'