Sugarberry

Celtis laevigata

  • Upright, arching branches with a rounded, spreading crown
  • Lightly ridged bark is tan when young, turning gray at maturity
  • Non-showy male and female flowers
  • Dark red to black sweet berries are eaten by birds, who in turn disperse the seeds
  • Smooth oval leaves with serrated margins are light green in the summer
  • Foliage turns yellow in the fall
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

ZONE:
5

HEIGHT:
20-22 m

SPREAD:
20-22 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


This hardy tree can tolerate many types of soils; clay, sand, loam, alkaline, acidic and well-drained. It is also tolerant of extended flooding, salt and drought. Some pruning may be necessary when the trees are young, to prevent the formation of weak branch crotches.

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suitable substitutions for Celtis laevigata