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Southern nettle tree

Celtis spp.

Also known as

Nettle tree

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Southern nettle tree Overview

    Genus with around 72 hardy, deciduous trees with the colloquial names nettle trees or hackberries. They are classically grown for their small fruits and foliage. Warm climates with hot summers yield the largest specimens, with species in this genus tending to form small trees with multiple stems when grown in more temperate climates.

    How to propagate Southern nettle tree

    Seed

    Propagation is by seeds in the autumn.

    Other uses of Southern nettle tree

    Grown for their foliage and small fruits.