Celtis laevigata (Sugarberry) is a deciduous tree that grows along the coast of North America. It is a fast-growing tree with a rounded vase crown that is resistant to urban pollutants and makes a wonderful shade tree. Many birds and animals consume the crimson or purple fruits as they grow. It can have a beautiful yellow fall color in zones 8 and lower. Winter interest is provided by the unique warty bark and fruits. The fruits mature to red or purple and are eaten by many birds and mammals.
Botanical Name : Celtis laevigata
Common Name : Sugarberry
Height : 50- 70 ft
Spread : 50- 60ft
Germination Info : Seed requires 60-90 days cold stratification.
Hardiness zone : 5-9
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 625