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Celtis australis - European nettle

Celtis australis is a fast-growing, medium sized tree with small grey bark and broad crown. The sharply serrated elliptical leaves are dark green on the top and greyish green underneath, turning yellow in autumn. Insignificant green white flowers are followed by black, sweet tasting fruits. Celtis australis is a disease free, drought tolerant tree. Ideal for future proof urban planting schemes.

Plant Profile

Name: Celtis australis

Common Name: European nettle

Family: Cannabaceae

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