Typically, Elderberries bloom throughout the spring and summer, but here in Florida we can enjoy their huge clusters of delicate white blossoms and bunches of delicious and nutritious berries all year long.
The Elderberry plant is a very attractive, bushy shrub growing effortless from 6-12 feet tall in the ground or in containers. Elderberry plants respond well to pruning and its size and shape can be easily managed. Elderflowers a loved by pollinators and are a must have in any wildlife garden. Both Elderberry fruit and elderflowers have purported healing qualities.
Plant Type: Perennial Annual/Perennial Herb
Harvest Season: Spring, Fall
Mature Size: Elderberry has a tall but shrubby habitat. Up to 5-15 ft tall and around 5 ft wide.
Soil & Moisture: Elderberry is not picky about soil conditions, loves moisture but is also drought tolerant!
Light Requirements: Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Growth Rate: Fast
Zone Hardiness: Outdoors 4+; Patio/Greenhouse 4+
Propagation: Grown from seed and will fruit within the growing season.