Hackberry - Celtis occidentalis | Pots ready spring & fall

Common name: Hackberry

Scientific name: Celtis occidentalis

Example mature size: 20 m tall, 7 m wide; 66 ft tall, 23 ft wide

Sunlight: Full-sun, Partial-sun

Water: Average, Medium-wet

Soil: Loam

Blooms: Green in May

Ontario plant status: Native Tree - Deciduous, Common

Natural habitats: Prairie-savannahs, Riverbanks-beaches

Wildlife benefits: Butterflies/skippers 🦋, Host plant 🐛

Points of interest: - Tolerant of short periods of wet/standing water areas to long periods of dry soils - Used for reclamation areas, buffer strips, and wildlife plantings - Bluebirds feed on any beetles, caterpillars, sowbugs, or garden "pests" that may live in this species