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Edible Elderberry Plant
Edible Elderberry Plant

Edible Elderberry Plant

$16.99

Sambucus canadensis (family: Adoxaceae) is an elderberry species commonly referred to as the American black elderberry, or the common elderberry. The species is native to eastern North America and grows great in full sun. Two varieties of S. canadensis, ‘Johns’ and ‘Adams,’ make an excellent pair when planted together. They both produce large dark-purple fruits, yet they ripen a few weeks apart from each other. Very vigorous plants with glossy green foliage that develop white flower heads in around May of each year. High in vitamin C and contains a high amount of vitamin C and has better, consistent quality than wild elderberries. Grows best in zones 3-9. Great for pies, juices, jams, etc.   At maturity, reaches 5-12' both in height and width. Although the elderberry is self-fruitful, a more dependable and larger crop of berries will result from cross pollination of 2 different shrubs.

Sambucus canadensis (family: Adoxaceae) is an elderberry species commonly referred to as the American black elderberry, or the common elderberry. The species is native to eastern North America and grows great in full sun. Two varieties of S. canadensis, ‘Johns’ and ‘Adams,’ make an excellent pair when planted together. They both produce large dark-purple fruits, yet they ripen a few weeks apart from each other. Very vigorous plants with glossy green foliage that develop white flower heads in around May of each year. High in vitamin C and contains a high amount of vitamin C and has better, consistent quality than wild elderberries. Grows best in zones 3-9. Great for pies, juices, jams, etc.   At maturity, reaches 5-12' both in height and width. Although the elderberry is self-fruitful, a more dependable and larger crop of berries will result from cross pollination of 2 different shrubs.

Plant size and shape may differ from what is pictured.

For mail orders: Plants may go through shock during shipping. Upon arrival, take the plant out and water it thoroughly. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please notify us via email at sales@amgardens.com and include a photo(s) within 24 hours of plant arrival.

For in store purchases: If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please call us at 423-870-5000 or return the plant in its original pot/condition within 3 days. Trees and shrubs have a 1 year warranty (exceptions may apply), but we highly encourage you to give us a call or email if you notice issues with your plant. We'd love to help you figure out what's wrong and save your plant! 

Orders are shipped on Wednesdays and Thursdays; if your order is placed on a Wednesday, it may not ship until the following Wednesday. During peak season there may be delays in shipping. If it is too hot or cold, we suggest ordering during milder months to ensure plants arrive in best condition.