The American Elderberry is a large, spreading shrub that flowers in clumps of white early in the season. Producing larges clumps of small dark edible berries in the fall, Elderberry has been a homestead staple for pies, jams and wine. Elderberry will do well in wetter areas and can be used for erosion control and wildlife habitat.
|Zones||3 to 9|
|Soil Type||Clay, Loamy & Sandy soils|
|Mature Height & Width||10-15′ Height and 10-15′ Spread|
|Growth Rate||Fast – 24″+ per year|
|Site Selection||Full Sun to Part Shade|
|Moisture Requirements||Average soils to wet but well drained soils|