This tree has sadly been forgotten over the years, not very many have even heard of this tree. The hackberry tree is a strong medium to large native shade tree that can grow in many areas and will do well. Over decades these can become very large shade trees. They can even stand up to strong winds and tolerate air pollution.
All of this hardiness adds up to a good landscape choice, particularly if you’re looking for an energy-conserving shade tree that doesn’t require watering. Our hackberry trees are grown from seed. These native trees are native to Our home state of Missouri as well as other states. The hackberry tree is a great shade tree that can get pretty large
To follow with your state regulations, we can not ship this plant to: CA, Arizona, AK & HI
Deliveries to WA, UT, ID, NV, MT, ND, SD MUST be shipped Bareroot.
average shipping height is 1ft to 2ft. We always send the tallest ones available that we have to you though. All of our trees ship Bareroot which means they will ship with no soil and no pot. This allows the plants to have a safer trip through the mail as well as to cut down on shipping costs majorly. The roots will be carefully removed from the pot they are growing in, and then wrapped in moist material with the roots sealed up to keep them moist during transit.
Other Names: Celtis occidentalis
Grow Zone: 3 to 9
Growth Speed: Medium
Light Requirements: Full Sun To Partial Shade
Average Full Grown Height: 40’ to 60’
Average Full Grown Width: 40’ to 60’
Deciduous (loses Leaves) Or Evergreen (Holds Foilage All Year): Deciduous
Average Lifespan: 150 to 200 years