Celtis occidentalis

Common Hackberry, Nettletree, Sugarberry, Beaverwood, Northern Hackberry, American Hackberry

It is a vigorous tree with arching stems that support large heart shaped soft green leaves.

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Although part of the Elm family, this tree is immune to Dutch elm disease. A native of North America, it makes a medium sized tree in the UK.

It is a vigorous tree with arching stems that support large heart shaped soft green leaves.

At maturity the bark becomes corky and rough and the tree produces small black fruits in profusion. A great tree for parkland and estates it thrives on most soils.

In the States on deep fertile soils they have been known to reach 35 metres on height and live for over 200 years.

Mature height: 7-12m

Mature spread: 6-9m

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Common Hackberry, Nettletree, Sugarberry, Beaverwood, Northern Hackberry, American Hackberry
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