Height: 40-60 ft
Spread: 30-50 ft
Bloom Time: April-May
Sunlight: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist-Dry
The sweet orange berries of Northern Hackberry dangle beneath the branches, turning dark purple as they ripen in late summer and fall. Leaves are often dark green and glossy, turning yellow in autumn. Trees can be shrubbier on dry sites. Berries are loved by birds! Used as a host plant for many butterflies/moths including Question Marks, American Snouts, and Io Moths.