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Plant Profile  
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Common Name: Hackberry

Species Name: Celtis occidentalis

Family Name: Ulmaceae






Plant Facts  
Origin North America
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Leaf spot, witches’ broom, powdery mildew, nipple gall and mites



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 75-foot diameter, 75-foot height
    • Leaves: Alternate, simple, 2-5 inches long, ovate-oblong, toothed margins, pubescent



Soil Preference Well-drained, adapted to most soil conditions
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Tough tree; tolerant of wet soils, drought; withstands acidic or alkaline conditions; can be invasive


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