Whitehorse City Council

Celtis Australis – European Nettle Tree

Medium sized, deciduous tree with arching and ascending branches. Features mid-green leaves that turn soft yellow to yellow-green in autumn. The bark is smooth grey. Not suitable for use under powerlines or in narrow nature strips.

Evergreen/deciduous: deciduous
Maintenance: moderate
Pest and disease: none known
Height: 10-15m x 5-7 m
Growth rate: medium/fast
Canopy density: high
Origin: Southern Europe
Drought tolerance: high
Water-logging tolerance: average
Wind tolerance: high
Frost tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: moderate