Celtis Australis is also known as the Lote Tree or European Hackberry or European Nettle Tree. It has elegant long leaves rough on top with a furry underneath. The leaves are a grey green colour and fade to yellow in the autumn. The tree is deciduous and has a smooth grey bark which develops with age to a corky appearance. The tree has flowers small and green and fruit, dark berries in clusters which attract birds and other wildlife. The Lote Tree prefers warm, well-draining soils and can grow in poor conditions. Fairly drought-tolerant it prefers a dry area. Available in sizes from 5m at Paramount Plants and Gardens - Max height 20m.
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