Hackberry Common

Celtis occidentalis



This moderate to rapid grower is very adaptable to the extremes of urban conditions including drought and wind. Often planted in city boulevards. Bark has a corky rough texture. Adaptable to most soil conditions. Iowa and all surrounding states native. This is one tough tree!


NOTE: This item is available for local pick up only.


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Planting Instructions

Plant 20 ft apart. Dig the hole twice as big around as the container it’s in, but no deeper. Remove the tree and roots from the container. Plant the tree and use loose soil to fill in the area around the tree. Step the tree in to ensure it’s set well then water. Water regularly until the tree is established.

Shipping Details

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Plant Info

Height: 50-75 ft

Spread: 50 ft

Foliage: Bright Green

Exposure: Full Sun

Growing Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7

Growth Rate: