Black Elderberry Shrub


The black elderberry shrub or American Elderberry (sambucus canadensis) produces black berries and beautiful white or cream-colored flowers that are some of the most beneficial and healthy for you. In fact, you can use them to make wine, juice, syrup. The plants themselves are hardy (4-7, some varieties are 3-7),  Additionally, these plants are very productive, fast growing and can tolerate wet and dry sites, which makes them the perfect plants for a garden.

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General Tree Height/Caliper: Most of our fruit trees (apple, peach, apricot, plum, pear, nectarine, quince, and cherry) are grafted/budded and are 4-6' tall with a caliper/diameter of about 1/4-3/4". Most have more than 5' height and 1/2" diameter. The other trees are seedlings, such as pawpaw, mulberry, persimmon, shade, berry, and flowering trees which range from 18-36" tall.

A rootstock primarily controls a tree's size and how early it bears fruit. Learn more about our specific rootstocks.