Johns Elderberry

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AM014605
This Elderberry not only delights with beautiful blooms and delicious berries, but provides multi-seasonal interest with foliage that changes to red-orange in the fall months. Attract wildlife and gain the nutrients of Elderberries with this stunning shrub! This Elderberry is not self-pollinating, so we recommend planting with the Wild Elderberry for best pollination. (Sambucus canadensis)
Zones 3 - 9
Advantages
Attract Butterflies
Attract Birds
Bee Friendly
Rabbit Resistant
Native
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Edible
Good For Erosion Control
Good For Hedge / Screen
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size96-120" tall (8-10 feet) , 96-120" wide (8-10 feet)
Bloom TimeMid to late summer
SizePlant - 3.5" Pot
SKUAM014605

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Plant Information
This is a named variety of our native shrub bred to produce broader, more dense clusters of noticeably larger edible fruits that are great for pies and wine-making. Vigorous plants grow to 10 feet tall, however they are not self-pollinating. It is recommended to have 1 Wild Elderberry for up to 12 Johns Elderberries for best pollination.

The Elderberries, Sambucus spp., have always been giant, white-flowering natives with blooms much like Queen Anne's Lace. There is one main species in North America, and another in Europe, both very tall plants. This Elderberry is an edible variety that boasts stunning, pure-white blooms followed by large berries. The Berries produced by this plant are a great source of vitamins and antioxidants for humans and are also very nutritious for animals. Plant this Elderberry for gorgeous blooms and plenty of berries to make your own jam!

More Information
SKUAM014605
Item Package Size
Plant - 3.5" Pot
Common Name
Johns Elderberry
Botanical Name
Sambucus canadensis Johns
Zones
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color
White
Flower Size
Up to 10" flowers
Mature Height
96-120" tall (8-10 feet)
Estimated Mature Spread
96-120" wide (8-10 feet)
Growth Rate
Fast
Bloom Time
Mid to late summer
Planting Depth
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As
Potted Plant
Foliage
Large shrub habitat with green leaves.
Soil Type
Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Moist/Wet Soil, Acidic Soil
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Advantages
Attract Butterflies, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Rabbit Resistant, Native, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Edible, Good For Erosion Control, Good For Hedge / Screen
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Neonicotinoid Free
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested.
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada
No
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