Sambucus canadensis - Plant

Landscape specimen, shrub borders, screens, backgrounds, stream/pond peripheries or low spots. Good sprawling hedge.


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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.

Plant Specifications

*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

Ornamental Use:

  • 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

I m really impressed with this plant properties.

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