Elderberry, Black ‘Haschberg’ (Sambucus nigra) Plant


3 inch pot

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Sambucus nigra is a species complex of flowering plants in the family Adoxaceae native to most of Europe and North America.  Common names include elderelderberryblack elderEuropean elderEuropean elderberry and European black elderberry.  The English term for the tree is not believed to come from the word “old” but from the Anglo Saxon æld, meaning fire, because the hollow stems of the branches were used as bellows to blow air into a fire.

Type:Deciduous Shrub
Growing Zones:4-9
Native Range:Germany, Austria
Mature Height:5 – 8 feet
Mature Width:4 – 6 feet
Spacing:4 – 5 feet
Sunlight:Full Sun
Soil Type:Well drained
Growth Rate:Moderate
Leaf Description:
Bloom Time:May-June
Bloom Description:Large, white, fragrant
Harvest:Flower, Berry
Harvest Time:September
Drought Tolerance:Poor
Special Properties:European Elderberries are partially self-fertile. Plant two varieties for heavier crops.


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