Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis) hackberry
Form: Pyramidal in youth, Ascending arching branches with age.
Mature Height: 40' to 60'
Mature Spread: 40' to 50'
Use: Good street tree for narrow planting strips.
Notable Characteristics: Medium to fast grower, performs admirably under adverse conditions, fruit relished by wildlife, Yellow or yellow-green fall foliage, Corky bark
Limitations: Several disease and insects problems. Varieties 'Chicagoland' and 'Ultra' exhibit disease resistance.
Where can I find this tree in Glen Ridge? Clark Avenue & Thomas Street
Chapman Place & Midland Avenue
Stanford Place & Ridgewood Avenue