University of Illinois Extension
University of Illinois Extension - Selecting Trees for Your Home
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Common Hackberry
Celtis occidentalis
Common Hackberry form
Size:

Small

Medium
Size: large
Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade not required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Environmental Damage

Fungal Disease


No common problems except nipple gall which is a cosmetic problem that does no real damage.
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8 
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Mature Height: 50-90 Feet
Features: Mild yellow fall color, trunk covered with warty projections that are interesting in winter.
Culture: Full sun; best in moist, well-drained soils, but tolerates moderately wet, dry and alkaline sites.
Cultivars:
  • 'Chicagoland' has a distinct, upright leader.
  • 'Prairie Pride' has thick, lustrous foliage and an oval form.
  • 'Windy City' has an upright, spreading form.
Mature Form: Rounded to somewhat vase-shaped
Native To: United States (and Illinois)
Soil Conditions:
Soil condition: DryDry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Soil condition: WetWet
Tolerance:
Tolerance: Alkaline SoilAlkaline Soil
Tolerance: Dry SitesDry Sites
Tolerance: SaltSalt
Soil Compaction
Tolerance: Wet SitesWet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Massing
Patio
Screen
Use for: Shade.Shade
Specimen
Use for: Street.Street
Wind Break
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
Yellow
 
Additional Notes: This relative of elms is not affected by Dutch Elm Disease.

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