Black Elderberry Plants - 6 Varieties - Intensely Flavored Fruit

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You are buying varieties of American Black Elderberry (Sambucus canadensis) and European Black Elderberry (Sambucus nigra)

Robust well rooted plants, ... Ships rooted in soil in separate pots.

 Elderberries have intensely flavored fruit with a rich aroma. .. are extremely hardy and are practically pest free. You should order two varieties for better pollination. The berries are recognized by the USDA Database for Flavonoid Content of Selected Foods' as a super fruit. Berries also have high concentrations of vitamin C.  All parts of the plant contains toxic alkaloids. Berries should be cooked before eating which makes them safe to eat. Used in jams, preserves, pies,  syrups and wine. Attracts birds and butterflies.

 2 varieties are required to pollinate each other to insure abundant fruit...up to 30 pounds of berries for a mature plant.  All varieties will grow to 6-12 foot tall. Likes full or 3/4 full sun.  Please list the varieties you would like in Special Instructions when you order.

American Varieties

York Elderberries has large creamy white flowers and the largest berries of any elderberry. Sweet juicy, purple/black berries are great for jelly, juice, pie and wine. Will bear 2 years after planting. Grows in USDA zones 3 - 9. Colorful fall foliage.

 Nova Elderberries are a hardy and very productive bush that bear large, sweet purple/black fruit that is good for jams, jellies, pie and wine. Ripens earlier than York. Grows in USDA zones 3 - 9.

Bob Gordon Elderberry is a prolific berry producer, with berries that grow upright, reducing the risk of berry drop and making harvesting easier. Hardy in USDA zones 4 to 9. Has a higher sugar content and rich flavor.

Wyldewood  is a robust Elderberry hybrid with large clusters of fragrant, white flowers that bloom in early summer, followed by heavy yields of dark purple-black berries.

European Varieties

Haschberg is a Black European Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) popular for its abundant fruit production and robust growth. Adaptable to USDA zones 4 through 8.

Marge (Sambucus nigra) is a Black European Elderberry (Sambucus nigra), known for its ornamental and edible qualities. Will grow faster than other varieties. Hardy in USDA zones 5 to 8.

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