Elderberry Sambucus American Native Shrub
Sambucus niger canadensis, American Elderberry, or sometimes called American Elder or Elder Berry, is a native shrub or small tree with large white lacey flower clusters in late spring or early summer.
Dark Purple or Black clusters of berries develop in summer.
Berries are reportedly good for making jelly, pies, or wine. (Many recipes can be found online.)
There's been much news recently that Elderberry Syrup is a great remedy for speeding up recovery from colds and the flu.
Mature Height: 10 feet.
Prefers regular water. Tolerates wet soil.
Foliage: Attractive bright green odd pinnately compound.
Beautiful near pond or stream.
Wildlife value: Berries attract songbirds. Food for wildlife.
Gallon plant. Price includes delivery.
- Product Type: outdoor plant