Ornamental tree ideal for gardens, hedges and banks. Its wood is much appreciated. Bonsai. It can be cultivated in streets or paths because it is a great pollution tolerant. Its wood is of a great value to make furniture. The berries are edible even if it is difficult to collect them.
A large deciduous tree with a slender trunk, up to 15 meters. Leaves are alternate, ovate to ovate-lanceolate. The flowers are greenish and the berries are edible.
Prefers rich and humid soils. Hardier than Celtis australis.
Depending on the geographical areas and altitude sowing can take place from February to April. To obtain a more regular and faster germination stratify in cold the seeds for 120 days before the sowing. It is possible to use a sowing substrate for potting or soil from the garden together with a sowing substrate if the sowing is made directly into the garden. The substrate must be wet but not soggy until the germination is completed.