About Dwarf Hackberry
Dwarf Hackberry is a deciduous tree that may grow 20 to 30 feet tall. The leaves are alternate with a smooth or toothed margin and asymmetrical base. In spring, small, stalked, light green flowers mature. The small tree produces an orange-red to dark purple drupe that matures in the fall. The fruit is edible and sweet to the taste. Dwarf Hackberry has a low flammability rating.
Also known as
dwarf hackberry and Georgia hackberry
How to care for Dwarf Hackberry
Dwarf Hackberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Dwarf Hackberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Dwarf Hackberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Dwarf Hackberry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.