Oriental Hackberry Celtis tournefortii

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Celtis tournefortii

Family:

Ulmaceae

Genus:

Celtis

Species:

tournefortii

Common Name:

Oriental Hackberry

Lot#:
9702
Seeds Per Pound:
3,768
Quantity:
0.26 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
18
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
Cut
Purity:
95%
Height:
30 feet
Collection Locale:
England
Crop Year:
1997
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 0.26 lb
Prices
  • CELTIS tournefortii

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
4.95
1 oz
20.23
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Celtis tournefortii, commonly known as the 'oriental hackberry' is a deciduous tree in the Celtis genus. The species is endemic to eastern Europe: Ukraine, Croatia, Greece (including Crete, Sicily, Macedonia, Montenegro; Western Asia: Cyprus, northwestern Iran, northern Iraq, Turkey; and the Caucasus region: Azerbaijan. It can grow up to 6 meters in height and grows in plains and dry forests. more...
* Forestfarm states on their website: "Polished green leaves and red & yellow fruits" (Hillier) distinguish this small (10-20') tree/shrub; "good street or park trees, often with picturesque crowns & attractive fall foliage" (Krussmann). more...
* Succeeds in any reasonably good soil, preferring a good fertile well-drained loamy soil. Succeeds on dry gravels and on sandy soils. Established plants are very drought resistant. more...
* 3" leaves, blue green or gray green; reddish-yellow fruit; native to western Asia, southeast Europe.
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov