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Common Elderberry

Sambucus canadensis
SOIL/SITE: Tolerant of dry and poorly drained soils; uses: screens or shrub borders planted 4 to 8' apart
USES: Ripe fruits used in making jam, jelly, wine and pies.
WILDLIFE VALUE: Favored by squirrels, deer and migrating songbirds
FLOWERS/FRUIT: August through October
SEED SOURCE: New Hampshire (Plant parts toxic to humans)

Age Comment per 10 per 25 per 100 per 500 per 1000

1-2 yrs 6-12" N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Small Surplus of Extra Large Elderberry available 5 seedlings for $15.00

ONLY Available in the Songbird/Wildlife Package .


Note: Some seedlings may be less than 6" or  root stock.


Mature height: to 10'.
In late June
In late June


Seedling Catalog

Click here for a pdf of the Spring 2018 catalog. Please download a copy of the catalog as there are a limited number of hard copy catalogs available due to high demand for them.

You may  email us or give us a call at 603.271.2214 to receive a catalog or be placed on the mailing list.  There is no email distribution list for the catalog.
The seedling order form is available to download by double clicking on the ordering link at the top of the page or click here.


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