American Elderberry (Sambucus canadensis)

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Description

Type: Deciduous shrub

Family: Adoxaceae

Height:5-12 feet

Spread: 5-12 feet

Native Range:  North America

Ideal Site Requirements: Prefers moist, hummusy soils

Soil: well drained

Water: medium to wet

Sunlight needs:  full sun to part shade

Tolerates: erosion, wet soil 

Landscape use: borders, screens , low spots

Brief Description:  somewhat sprawling suckering shrub often seen along roadsides

Wildlife Benefits: attracts birds and butterflies

Possible Problems:  No serious issues.

Stand out Features: 

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Additional information

Common Name

american elder

Scientific Name

Sambucus canadensis

Native Range

Eastern North America

Zone

3 to 9

Height

5.00 to 12.00 feet

Spread

5.00 to 12.00 feet

Bloom Time

June to July

Bloom Description

White

Sun

Full sun to part shade

Water

Medium to wet

Maintenance

High

Suggested Use

Rain Garden

Flower

Showy, Fragrant

Attracts

Birds, Butterflies

Fruit

Showy, Edible

Tolerate

Erosion, Clay Soil, Wet Soil