Celtis occidentalis


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Common Name: Hackberry

Plant Type: Tree


Light Requirements: sun, part sun

Soil Moisture: dry, mesic, wet

Soil Type: All

Height: 50 - 100 ft

Bloom Time: early spring

Flower Colour: greenish white

Seed Ripens: fall to winter

Germination Requirements: 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.

Details/Comments: Orange-red to dark purple fruit. Grows in compacted soil.

Picture Copyright: John Oyston