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Common Name: Common Hackberry      Latin Name: Celtis occidentalis      Size: 40 (min) to 60 (max)
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Celtis occidentalis
Origin: Midwestern & Eastern North America
Maximum Height: 60 feet

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Category: Tree
Family: Ulmaceae
Genus: Celtis
species: occidentalis
Origin: Midwestern & Eastern North America
Size: 40 (min) to 60 (max)
Size Description: Large Tree
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Availability:star ratingstar ratingLimited Availability
Sustainability:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingVery GoodSee other plants that are sustainable.
Full Sun Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like full sun.
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Plant Images and Specimens
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery 4521 Spring Grove Ave Cincinnati OH 45232
Specimen: 578
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Fall color
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz
Season: Fall
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Location: Prauge Botanic Garden - Botanicka Zahrada Praha

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Location: Prauge Botanic Garden - Botanicka Zahrada Praha

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