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| Hackberry, Beaverwood, Northern Hackberry, Common Hackberry, American Hackberry, Sugarberry, Nettletree, False Elm|
Common in the north and east of the U.S., hackberry, or common hackberry, is found only in the Panhandle in Texas. There it grows only to 20 to 30 feet tall, although in northern environments it can grow to 100 feet. It differs from other hackberry species by having elmlike, toothed leaves.
Plant Habit or Use: medium tree large tree
Flower Color: greenish, inconspicuous
Blooming Period: spring
Fruit Characteristics: fleshy, purple to black berry
Height: to 30 ft. in Texas, can reach 100 ft.
Width: to 30 ft.
Plant Character: deciduous
Heat Tolerance: high
Water Requirements: medium low
Soil Requirements: adaptable