Elderberry Expand



Fast growing, multi-purpose shrub bearing flowers in July and fruits in September. Flowers are used for Elderflower Champagne, and the berries, high in vitamin C content can be used in pies and jellies.  Beneficial for wildlife, wood, and dye.

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Data sheet

Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Cycle: Perennial
Water Needs: Low, Moderate, High, Low/Moderate, Moderate/High
Light: Full Sun/Partial Shade, Full Sun
Soil Type: Clay Soil, Silty Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Chalky Soil, All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types.
Edible: Yes
Height: o: Up to 12 Feet
Growing Instructions: Soak seeds in hot tap water, let stand in water for 24 hours then warm stratify for 60 days, cold stratify for 150 days. Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, keep moist and warm until germination.
Special Features: Butterflies and Pollinators, Fodder/Wildlife/Shelter
Growth Rate: Moderate