Chinese Hackberry (Celtis sinensis)

Native: Eastern Asia

Tree Characteristics

  • Drought tolerant
  • Shape: Rounded or Umbrella
  • Foliage: Deciduous, Ovate, Medium Green, Gold
  • Height: 40 - 65 feet.
  • Flowers: Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring.
  • Fruit: Orange or Purple Drupe, Very Small (Under 0.25 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall Edible.
  • Bark: Mottled, Light Gray, Smooth.
  • Shading Capacity: Dense in Leaf, Moderate out of Leaf.
  • Litter Issue: Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

  • Zones: Sunset 8 - 16 and 18 – 20, USDA Hardiness 7 - 9.
  • Exposure: Full Sun to Full Shade.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

  • Branch Strength: Medium.
  • Root Damage Potential: Moderate.
  • Health Hazard: Allergy
  • Biogenic Emissions: Low
  • Attracts: Birds

Source:

SelecTree. "Celtis sinensis Tree Record." 1995-2018. Feb 26, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/celtis-sinensis >

 

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