Dwarf Hackberry (Celtis tenuifolia)
Dwarf hackberry is a shrub or small tree that requires full sun and tolerates drought, wind, urban conditions, dry, wet, and poor soils. The small tree produces an orange-red to dark purple drupe that matures in the fall. The fruit is edible and sweet to the taste. Songbirds and other wildlife also eat the fruit.
Current Sale Size: 1 gallon pot
Soils: Sand, Loam
Moisture: Moist to Dry
Shade Tolerance: Full Sun
Mature Height: 7-40 ft.
Deer Damage Potential:
Uses: Flowering, wildlife, birds, Edible
Bloom color: White
Bloom: April, May
Other: Wildlife food for winter birds, Tolerates strong winds, pollution, heat, drought and salt, very adaptable.
USDA Plant Profile