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Sugarberry - Celtis laevigata

Sugarberry - Celtis laevigata

PriceFrom $10.00

60 to 80 ft tall by 30 to 50 ft wide

Deciduous Tree

Full - Part Sun

Edible Fruit

Note: Somewhat weak. Tolerant of root disturbance, ideal for parking lots or street trees, also limits plants growing under the tree.


Wet - Moist

Clay, loam, sand

Neutral to slightly alkaline


Larval host for hackberry emperor, tawny emperor, question mark and mourning cloak butterflies. Only larval host plant for American snout (South Florida).

Provides cover and fruits are eaten by many birds and small mammals.

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