Hackberry (2 gallon)
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|Pot Size||2 Gallon|
9 to 15 metres (30 to 50 ft)
Appearance: The Hackberry features leaves shaped like spearheads, approximately 2–4" and 1½–2" wide, arranged alternately along the twigs. Small teeth edge at least the upper half of the leaf. The Hackberry has a growth pattern that resembles the elm--without the susceptibility to disease.
Site and soils: The hackberry grows well in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well-drained, wet and clay soils. It has some tolerance for both flooding and drought.
Rural plantings: Most often used as firewood though it is occasionally used for inexpensive furniture construction.
Urban settings: Often used as a shade tree in urban environments due to its drought tolerance and size.
Native to: North America
Potted stock is sold by pot size and not directly related to the plant size. We try to ensure the proper pot size is used to allow proper plant root and top development can occur for future planting success.
We do on occasion purchase seed from other areas for purpose grown trees such as Balsam and Fraser Fir for Christmas trees where no local seed sources are available.
Our plants are suitable and hardy for planting in areas throughout Eastern and Central Ontario from Toronto or North Bay eastward as well as southwestern Quebec. Our plants are hardy for other locations but optimal growth may not be met, for advice on moving stock to other locations please contact the nursery office.
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