Go Back Hackberry Common

Celtis occidentalis 'Common Hackberry'

Plant Type: Deciduous Trees

Hackberry is known for its attractive bark that is corky and rough in texture. The bright green elm-like foliage turns to a soft yellow in the fall, and the fruits are relished by wildlife. With a round open form, it grows at a moderate to rapid rate. Extremely hardy, and adaptable to a range of urban environments including alkaline soils, drought, and windy conditions. Height: 50-75′. Spread: 50′. Shape: Spreading, rounded. Exposure: Full Sun. Foliage: Bright green. Fall Foliage: Soft yellow. Zone: 2-7.

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Flower Color

Foliage Color

Bright green

Plant Spread


Good Companions

Plant Height


Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

not picky

Characteristics & Attributes


Bloom Time

Critter Resistance


Full sun.

Growth Rate

Moderate to Fast.

Seasonal Interests