Celtis australis
SOUTHERN NETTLE TREE, MEDITERRANEAN HACKBERRY
Ulmaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
15m
Plant habit
 
10m

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Flowers: n/a

Leaves: mid green; yellow in autumn

Bark & Stems: grey smooth bark

Edibility: edible fruit
 
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Celtis australis
SOUTHERN NETTLE TREE, MEDITERRANEAN HACKBERRY
Ulmaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
15m
Plant habit
 
10m

FEATURES

Flowers: n/a

Leaves: mid green; yellow in autumn

Bark & Stems: grey smooth bark

Edibility: edible fruit


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & oriental designs

Uses: street tree, shade tree, windbreak

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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