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Common Hackberry

Common Hackberry Basics

Grows LikeTree, Shrub
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusFACU, FAC

Common Hackberry Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialYes
Fall ConspicuousYes
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorPurple
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormSingle Stem
Growth RateModerate
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)25
Height Mature feet50
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityYes
ErectErect
ToxicityNone

Common Hackberry Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceMedium
CaCO3 ToleranceMedium
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceHigh
Frost Free Days (Minimum)90
pH Minimum6
pH Maximum7.8
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)170
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)300
Precipitation Minimum14
Precipitation Maximum32
Root Depth (Minimum inches)36
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Minimum Temperature (F)-38

Common Hackberry Reproduction

Bloom PeriodMid Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceHigh
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesYes
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound43000
Seed Spread RateModerate
Seedling VigorMedium
Seedling VigorMedium
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

Common Hackberry Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductMedium
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalMedium
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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Common Hackberry

Common Hackberry grows like a Tree, Shrub. Common Hackberry is an Perennial. Common Hackberry is Native to U.S.. Common Hackberry has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FACU, FAC. Spring and Summer is when Common Hackberry is actively growing. Common Hackberry is not an allelopath. Common Hackberry has a High C:N Ratio. Common Hackberry has a coppice potential of Yes. Common Hackberry is fall conspicuous. Common Hackberry has a Green colored flower. Common Hackberry has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Common Hackberry has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Common Hackberry has a Porous foliage porosity. Common Hackberry has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Common Hackberry are Purple. Seeds of Common Hackberry are No conspicuous. Common Hackberry grows as a Single Stem. The growth rate of Common Hackberry is Moderate. The maximum height of Common Hackberry at 20 years is 25 feet. The mature height of Common Hackberry is 50 feet. The lifespan of Common Hackberry is Moderate. The shape and orientation of Common Hackberry is Erect. Common Hackberry is adapted to coarse textured soils. Common Hackberry is adapted to fine textured soils. Common Hackberry is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Common Hackberry is Medium. The CaCO3 tolerance of Common Hackberry is Medium. Common Hackberry requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Common Hackberry is High. Common Hackberry requires a minimum of 90 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Common Hackberry is 6. The maximum pH of Common Hackberry is 7.8. The minimum planting density per acre of Common Hackberry is 170. The maximum planting density per acre of Common Hackberry is 300. The minimum Precipitation that Common Hackberry requires is 14. The maximum Precipitation that Common Hackberry can handle is 32. The minimum root depth of Common Hackberry is 36 inches. The salininty tolerance of Common Hackberry is None. The shade tolerance of Common Hackberry is Intermediate. The shade tolerance of Common Hackberry is Intermediate. The minimum temperature that Common Hackberry requires is -38. The bloom period of Common Hackberry is Mid Spring. The commerical availability of Common Hackberry is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Common Hackberry is High. The fruit seed period of Common Hackberry begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Common Hackberry ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of Common Hackberry is Yes. Common Hackberry is propagated by bare roots. Common Hackberry is propagated by bulbs. Common Hackberry is propagated by container. Common Hackberry is not propagated by corms. Common Hackberry is not propagated by cuttings. Common Hackberry is propagated by seed. Common Hackberry is not propagated by sod. Common Hackberry is not propagated by sprig. Common Hackberry is not propagated by tubers. Common Hackberry can generally yield 43000 seeds per pound of seeds. Common Hackberry has a Moderate seed spread rate. Common Hackberry has a Medium seedling vigor. Common Hackberry has a Medium seedling vigor. Common Hackberry does not have a small grain. Common Hackberry has a None vegatative spread rate. Common Hackberry does not have a berry/nut seed product. Common Hackberry is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Common Hackberry does not make a good fodder product. Common Hackberry does not make a good fuel wood product. Common Hackberry does not make a good lumber product. Common Hackberry does not make a naval store product. Common Hackberry is not palatable to browse animals. Common Hackberry is not palatable to humans. Common Hackberry does not make a pulpwood product. Common Hackberry does not make a veneer product. Common Hackberry is of the category, Dicot.
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