Elderberry

Regular price $14.00

This member of the honeysuckle family is a shrub with smooth gray bark. Corky bumps cover the slender branches while containing spongy, white piths inside the twigs and branches. The berries often grow in quantities it weighs down the branches.

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Growth Rate Fast
Mature Size Up to 13 ft high
Soil Adaptable
Light Full Sun
Leaves Opposite, feather comound leaves may be over 3 ft long divided into 5-11 opposing leaflets each about 3-5 inches; Coarsely toothed and pointed
Flower & Fruit White lacy flowers appear late spring or early summer grown in tiny flat-topped to rounded clusters called panicles spreading over 6 inches across; Juicy and seedy tiny, spherical purple-black to black berries ripen mid-summer to early fall
Benefits Leafs and berries are used for making medicine, baked goods and wine. The berries are an important food source for many birds

Please note that trees, shrubs, packets, and products will not be delivered by mail. Your order will be batched together and made available for pickup at a specified and location.

During Checkout please choose one of the the following locations and dates:

  • April 13 & 14 at the Sanilac County Fairgrounds
    • 171 Dawson St.,Sandusky, MI
  • April 20 &21 at the Goodells County Park.
    • Goodells, MI
    • Use the M-21 entrance at the north end of the park
  • April 24 & 25 at the Armada Fairgrounds
    • 74280 Fair St.,Armada, MI

Trees/Plants are primarily sold as Bare Root Stock. District Liability ceases when orders are picked up. Seller is not liable for improper handling or planting of plants after consumer has possession. The Blue Water CD is not liable nor guarantees survivability.