Northern hackberry (Celtis occidentalis)
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Latin (scientific) name: Celtis occidentalis
Common English name: Northern hackberry
Other names: Northern hackberry
French name: Micocoulier occidental
Occurs on a large variety of soils.
Often used for landscape planting as a substitute for elm.
2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.