American Black Elderberry Picture

Large fragrant flat-topped dense clusters of white flowers from June to July produce purple/black edible ripe fruit in late summer, compound deciduous leaves are quite attractive, a loose multi-stemmed informal shrub that suckers to form colonies, tolerates pruning very well if you want to encourage a more dense habit, showy ripe fruit can be harvested and cooked to make all sorts of delicious items (jam, jelly, pie, wine ), wildlife adore the fruit as well, highly salt tolerant, good rain garden plant, attracts butterflies and pollinators, good for erosion control, clay tolerant, fast growing.

Average To Wet
Sun To Part Shade
6-12 feet tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: Zone 3b-10b
Woody Shrub

Native Range: Labrador to BC, south to FL & CA

American Black Elderberry 6-12 inch in a quart pot $12.00 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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American Black Elderberry Picture

American Black Elderberry Picture