Celtis occidentalis - Hackberry
Known as a ‘tough’ tree it can grow in a variety of conditions and handle the elements well. Deeply furrowed bark on mature trees is unique and eye-catching. Tree is long-lived and grows quick in the right conditions.
Height : 40-60 feet Spread : 40-60 feet
Light : Full sun to shade Water : Dry to wet
Soil : Sand, loam Zone : 3-9
Growth Rate : Medium to fast
Larval Host Plant : American snout, hackberry emperor, tawny emperor, morning cloak & other butterfly species