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Taylor County Land Conservation

Black Elderberry

Black Elderberry

Regular price $36.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $36.00 USD
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Each bundle contains 25 seedlings. 

Scientific Name: Sambucus canadensis

Mature Height: 5-12 ft.

Mature Spread: Spreads by root suckers to form colonies - prune to maintain size. Can be up to 12 ft. 

Hardiness: Zones 3-9

Soil: Prefers moist soils with plenty of organic matter but tolerates a wide range.

Light: Full sun to partial sun/shade

Growth Rate: Moderate to fast

Additional Information: Also called American or Common Elderberry. Works well as a hedge, mixed border or screen. Fragrant white flowers attract pollinators in June, followed by small black berries in late summer that feed wildlife. Recognized as a “super fruit,” it can also be made into jam, jelly, pies and wine.

1-year-old seedlings, 12-18”


Pick-up in late April/early May

Seedling orders must be picked up in person in late April or early May in Medford or Phillips, Wisconsin. Taylor County LCD does not ship trees, shrubs or planting products to individual customers.

The exact pick-up dates will be sent out in early April by email and/or USPS mail. The tree pick-up schedule has typically been on a Thursday, 3-6 p.m. and Friday, 8-11 a.m., for Medford orders and Friday from 8:30-11 a.m. for Phillips orders. If you are unable to pick up your order during those days/times, you may send another person to the pick-up or contact the Taylor County LCD at 715-748-1469 to make other arrangements.

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