Sambucus canadensis


Posted on April 9th, by bushnellryan in Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9. Comments Off on Sambucus canadensis

Sambucus canadensis

Elderberry

Grows to 10+ feet with a similar spread. Rapid growing, multi-stemmed  shrub with large pinnate leaves. Large clusters of white flowers in early summer are followed by dark purple-black fruits. Found in rich lowlands, thickets, along streams and roadsides. Great for birds and deer browse. Berries traditionally used for jam and medicine. Sun to light shade.  Moist to wet soil.

Zones 3-9





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