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Elderberry

Sambucus canadensis

Elderberry is a dramatic, thicket-forming shrub with bright green leaves. Showy clusters of fragrant white spring flowers followed by clusters of dark purple fall elderberry fruits.

Hardy native for almost any site
Great for streambank stabilization
Food and cover for wildlife
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 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
11799 6-12in Step 2 $9.95

Gardening Suggestions for Elderberry:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Midwest Native
Butterflies
Songbirds
Average
Height:
5-8 Feet
Spread:
5-8 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
3 - 8

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Great Garden Neighbors:
Gray Dogwood Gray Dogwood
Roughleaf Dogwood Roughleaf Dogwood

Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Songbirds
Upland Birds and Game
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Exposure
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Habit
Perennial
Program
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Attributes
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Mass Planting
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Sun-loving
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage