Sambucus nigra (canadensis), Common elderberry 18″ Live stake


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18″ Live stake:

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Botanic Name (s): Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis, 18″ Live stake

Common Name(s): Common elderberry, American elder, American black elderberry

Mature height :6-12′

Mature spread:6-12′

Flower Color/ Bloom Time : White / May

Fruit: Red berry / June-July

Fall Color:Yellow green

Sun Exposure: Full Shade

Soil moisture: Dry Average Moist

Soil Ph:6.1-8.5

Soil Type:

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay

Native Habitat: Rich woods, dry rocky woods, along creeks, rock crevices, sheltered coves, ravines

Notes: Important summer wildlife food, one of earliest blooming shrubs, fragrant

High Wildlife Value: Beneficial Insects Butterflies Hummingbirds SongbirdsSmall Mammals

UPL- Almost never occur in wetlands

Native To Mountain Regions

Threatened / Endangered: Connecticut

Native Shrub

Attractive Flowers:
Average – Dry soil:
Average to moist soil:
Average well drained soil:
Beneficial Insects:
Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
Dry-Moist Soil:
FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands:
Full – Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
Game Birds:
High Wildlife Value:
Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
Moist Soil:
Native to Coastal Regions:
Native To Mountain Regions:
Native to Piedmont Regions:
Occasionally wet soil (non tidal):
Organic soil- high level of decayed leaves, bark:
Part Sun – Part Shade :
Pollinator support:
Sandy soil, coarse texture:
Small Mammals:
Wet soil (Tidal):
Full Sun: