Sambucus nigra var. canadensis

Common name: Elderberry

Native plant

A great plant for shrub borders that have half-day sun. The small flowers mass together in 6-12 inch wide flat-topped cymes in June. The purple-black fruit from August to September is relished by birds and humans. If the plant gets too large for an area, it may be cut to the ground in March and will still flower the same year.

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Pricing information per unit for 5 gallon growing method
1 to 10 units $19.50
11 to 24 units $17
25 or more units $14.50

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Plant Details

Plant type

Shrub

Soil type

Dry Mesic, Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry), Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Eastern Exposure / Morning Sun, Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade

Bloom period

Late Spring

Urban environment

Uncompacted Urban Soils, Compacted/New Construction Soils, Road-side/Salt Tolerant, Yards that Flood

Habitat

Floodplain, Moist Woods, Prairie Grasslands, Savannas, Wetlands, Woodlands

Growth form

Shrubby/Clump, Colonizing / Spreading

Growth rate

Fast

Flower color

White

Fall color

Yellow

Size

Mature height
8 Feet
Mature width
6 Feet
Max height
12 Feet
Max width
8 Feet

Additional information

Loved by birds Pollinator hot spot Edible fruit

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