These Hackberry (Celtis Sinensis) are planted in groups of 7 to make nice forest / group plantings. This species are quite rare in the U.K. Place in full sun but be careful not to allow the pot to fully dry out. Feed well with one of our outdoor slow release bonsai feeds during the grwing season. Protection below -5 oC is recommended. This tree has a similar growth pattern to a Zelkova and similar looking leaves, it has a very fine twiggy structure which carries glossy, blunt-toothed, dark green leaves. Small green flowers are borne in Spring followed by small, sweet, edible fruit which are a dark-orange ripening to red-brown.
This batch of Hackberry bonsai trees are planted into 25cm wide bonsai pots. They are between 27 & 30cm tall including the pot.
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Species Guide Courtesy Of Harry Harrington
is a spreading, deciduous tree native to E. China, Korea and Japan
where it reaches heights of around 12metres in woodland areas.
to Zelkova serrata, Hackberrys have a very fine twig structure
which carries glossy,blunt-toothed, dark green leaves to 8cm long.
Small green flowers
are borne in Spring followed by small, sweet, edible fruit which
are a dark-orange ripening to red-brown.
Rarely seen in the
UK, Hackberrys are a fairly commonly used species in America and
Asia where hotter summers are beneficial to vigorous growth.
sun. Frost protection advised below -5°C.
after buds open for 4 to 5 weeks. Then every two weeks until late
REPOTTING Annually as buds extend, use a basic soil mix.
back new shoots to shape. Responds well to repeated pruning and
defoliation. This can cause 3 or 4 new shoots to emerge at the
same point; it is important to reduce this to two.
PROPAGATION Sow seed outside in Autumn. Air-layering or cuttings in late-Spring.
PESTS AND DISEASES Trouble free in European climates.
and informal upright forms, cascade and broom forms. Suitable
for single or multiple trunks in all sizes.