About Sambucus canadensis
Sambucus canadensis, commonly called American elder, is native to eastern North America. It is a deciduous, somewhat sprawling, suckering shrub that typically grows to 5-12 inch tall.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||American black elderberry|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||5.00 to 12.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Green|
|Bloom Time ||June to July|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and care
A large number of late winter pruning options include (a) pruning out dead or weakened stems, (b) shortening one year stems or (c) cutting back to the ground to rejuvenate. Some horticulturists recommend a hard spring pruning for maintaining best foliage and habit.
Sambucus canadensis care
Growing elderberries is not all that difficult. They can tolerate different conditions like soil that is in poor condition or soil that is too wet. One thing growing elderberries cannot tolerate, however, is drought.When planting elderberry bushes, you should note that the berries will grow on the bushes the first year you plant them.Just remember that the berries will do better the second year.
|Sunlight ||Full sun to part shade|
|Watering ||Medium to wet|
|Soil ||well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||68 degrees|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Sambucus canadensis special feature
Group or mass in naturalized areas where suckering spread may be appreciated. Attractive flowers and interesting fruits.
Sambucus canadensis uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Sambucus canadensis ?
Sambucus canadensis is commonly known as American black elderberry
How tall do Sambucus canadensis grow?
On average Sambucus canadensis grows 5.00 to 12.00 feet
What color are Sambucus canadensis ?
A Sambucus canadensis plant bears flowers of color Green
When Sambucus canadensis blooms?
With enough light, Sambucus canadensis may produce Green flowers in June to July
How hard is Sambucus canadensis to grow?
A Sambucus canadensis is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Sambucus canadensis need?
A Sambucus canadensis prefers Full sun to part shade
How much water does a Sambucus canadensis need?
A Sambucus canadensis prefers watering Medium to wet
What kind of soil does a Sambucus canadensis need?
A Sambucus canadensis prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Sambucus canadensis like?
A Sambucus canadensis prefers 68 degrees
How often should I fertilize my Sambucus canadensis ?
To encourage Sambucus canadensis growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Wednesday, 16 October 2019
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