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Celtis occidentalis 'JFS-KSU1'

Prairie Sentinel® Hackberry

Hackberry

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This very narrow, fastigiate tree is an excellent accent or street tree with almost vertical, upswept branches; exceptional yellow fall color; an incredibly adaptable tree for the most difficult of sites

Description

This very narrow, fastigiate tree is an excellent accent or street tree with almost vertical, upswept branches; exceptional yellow fall color; an incredibly adaptable tree for the most difficult of sites

Landscape Attributes

Prairie Sentinel® Hackberry is a deciduous tree with a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Prairie Sentinel® Hackberry is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Vertical Accent

Planting & Growing

Prairie Sentinel® Hackberry will grow to be about 45 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 4 feet from the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 80 years or more.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to wet

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

45 feet

12 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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