Elderberry is a fast growing shrub. Fruits may be used for jams and jellies. Beautiful flowers. Deep fibrous roots good for riverbank stabilization
Wildlife Food & Cover:Excellent Food-berries. Fair cover-nesting.
Flowers: white flat top flower clusters-summer
Fruit: Purple drupe - late summer
Ecosystem: Flood Plain Forest, Mesic Oak Forest, Hardwood Swamp
Scientific Name: Sambucus nigra L. ssp.adensis (L.) R. Bolli can
Product Size at Purchase: 12-18"
Products Size at Maturity: 6-12'