Celtis occidentalis

Celtis occidentalis
Celtis occidentalis

Plant type

Small trees

Common name
Bagolaro occidentale


Family
Ulmaceae


Tag

    Habitus

  • Small trees

    Sun Exposition

  • Half-shadow
  • Sun

    Leaf Persistance

  • Deciduous

    Crown Shape

  • Spreading

    Flower Colour

  • Non significant

    Flowering Period

  • 04-April
  • 05-May

    Climatic Zone

  • 6

    Continent of Origin

  • Nord America

Origin: Eastern regions of North America

Botanical characteristics: It is a deciduous tree with an enlarged growth habit, smaller than the Celtis Australis. The trunk has grey bark with corky outgrowths. Leaves are ovate-lanceolate, heart-shaped at the base, serrated. They are dark green, smooth and shiny on the upper side whereas they are light green and glabrous below. Fruits are small edible drupes that become yellow or red at maturity.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is suitable for all well-drained soils . It is resistant to air pollution

Use: It is planted as ornamental plant in Europe and like a shadow plant. It is suitable as a single plant in parks and gardens. It can also be used in avenues.