Celtis occidentalis 20 PCS fresh seeds, Common hackberry tree, Nettletree, Sugarberry, Beaverwood, Northern hackberry, American hackberry
Common hackberry tree, Nettletree, Sugarberry, Beaverwood, Northern hackberry, American hackberry (lat. Celtis occidentalis).
A tree up to 30-40 m tall, with a trunk up to 1-1.5 m in diameter covered with dark, roughly cracked bark.
The leaves are ovate or oblong-ovate, 5-15 cm long, 3-7 cm wide, thin, with a tip pulled into a pointed, saw-like, with a weakly wedge-shaped, whole-edged base, glabrous and smooth on top, light green, shiny, paler and pubescent on the veins from below, on petioles 1-1.5 mm long.
The fruits are spherical dark purple, sometimes orange, with a diameter of 7-10 mm. Flowering in April - May. Fruiting in September.
It grows on dry soils in forest and steppe zones. Quite hardy.