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Elderberry Plants (Sambucus canadensis)


Elevate Your Garden with Our Hardy Elderberry Plants

Enhance your garden with our Elderberry Plants, ideal for Zones 3-9. Thriving in various soil types, these hardy shrubs produce small, nutrient-rich elderberries perfect for syrups, jams, and pies. With heights of 6-12 feet, they offer visual appeal and privacy.
In late spring to early summer, creamy white blossoms attract pollinators. These bushy plants are versatile, adaptable, and easy to care for. Harvest ripe, dark purple elderberries in late summer to early fall. With 6+ hours of sunlight, regular pruning, and disease resistance, they’re perfect for any garden. Elevate your well-being and order now!

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Elevate Your Garden with Our Hardy Elderberry Plants

Are you ready to enhance your garden and boost your well-being with the power of elderberries? Our Elderberry Plants are the perfect choice. Here’s why:

Hardiness Zone

Suitable for Zones 3-9, our Elderberry Plants adapt well to a wide range of climates, providing you with a reliable harvest.

Ideal Soil Type

These hardy shrubs thrive in well-draining, loamy soil, but they’re remarkably adaptable to different soil types. Maintain a slightly acidic to neutral pH level (around 6.0 to 7.0) for optimal growth.

Fruit Size

Enjoy abundant clusters of small, nutrient-rich elderberries, perfect for creating immune-boosting syrups, jams, pies, and even wine.

Height of Plant

Mature Elderberry Plants can reach heights of 6-12 feet, offering both visual appeal and privacy screening in your garden.

Flowering Time

Elderberry plants burst into creamy white blossoms in late spring to early summer, attracting beneficial pollinators to your garden.

Growth Habits

These plants display a bushy and vigorous growth habit, making them ideal for hedges, borders, or as standalone focal points in your landscape.

What to Do with the Fruit

Elderberries are versatile. Harvest and transform them into immune-boosting syrups, jams, jellies, and pies. They’re also perfect for creating elderberry wine, rich in antioxidants.

Ripeness Indicator

Elderberries are ripe when they turn dark purple or black and have a soft, plump texture. Typically, this occurs in late summer to early fall.

Additional Requirements

Sunlight: Ensure Elderberry receive at least 6 hours of sunlight daily for abundant fruit production.
Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the growing season, to support healthy growth and fruit development.
Pruning: Regular pruning in late winter or early spring helps maintain shape and encourage new growth.
Pollination: These varieties are self-pollinating, but planting multiple Elderberry shrubs can increase fruit production.
Spacing: Plant Elderberry shrubs 6-10 feet apart to allow for healthy growth and airflow.

Why Choose Our Elderberry Plants

Expertly Cultivated: Our Elderberry Plants are grown with care, ensuring strong, healthy specimens ready to thrive in your garden.
Bountiful Harvests: Enjoy a generous supply of nutrient-rich elderberries, perfect for your well-being and culinary adventures.
Adaptable to Your Space: Elderberry can be tailored to your garden, serving both aesthetic and practical purposes.
Year-Round Beauty: Beyond the delectable fruit, they contribute to your garden’s allure with their beautiful foliage and blossoms.

Elderberry Varieties:

Johns Elderberry:

Bigger berries thrive on robust John elderberry plants, with a harvest typically arriving about two weeks after Adams. Low-maintenance bushes . Their lush green foliage adds an attractive gloss to your landscape. In spring, enjoy the sight of enormous clusters of white flowers that transform into soft, nearly black berries come late summer. Both the elderflowers and ripe elderberries are edible, making this cultivar versatile. John elderberries are cold-hardy and typically ripen in mid-August. They also serve as excellent pollinators for other elderberry varieties.


Adams elderberry:

Adams elderberry is a low-maintenance gem with both ornamental and edible qualities. These robust plants boast lush green leaves and burst into life with large white flower clusters in May. If not harvested for culinary delights like fritters, tea, or wine, the elderflowers transform into remarkable, bountiful fruit clusters during the summer months. The fruit is rich in vitamin C and offers superior and consistent quality compared to wild elderberries. Adams elderberries are cold-hardy and typically ripen in August. They also serve as excellent pollinators for various elderberry varieties.


Bob Gordan Elderberry:

Bob Gordon elderberry stands out with its exceptionally sweet and plump berries, surpassing many other elderberry varieties. It was first discovered in Osceola, Missouri, in 1999. These berries boast an impressive antioxidant content, exceeding that of cherries by more than four times. Robust and prolific, Bob Gordon plants are low-maintenance and yield substantial ¼-inch elderberries, perfect for pies, jams, wines, and syrups. They exhibit some resistance to Japanese beetles. The unique hanging flower heads help naturally deter bird damage, but it’s advisable to use netting to protect the fruit before ripening in July. Bob Gordon serves as an excellent pollinator for various elderberry varieties.


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