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Dwarf Hackberry (Celtis tenuifolia)

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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

* Bundles of 25 qualify for Mix & Match discount, see Hardwoods collection for more information.

Soils: Sand, Loam

Moisture: Moist to Dry

Shade Tolerance: Full Sun

Mature Height: 7-40 ft.

Deer Damage Potential: 

Origin: Native

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.

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