Elderberry, Florida Native (Sambucus canadensis)

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Elderberry, or Sambucus canadensis, is a versatile native Florida plant, valued for both its ornamental appeal and practical uses. This easy-to-grow, deciduous shrub flourishes in various soils, especially moist, well-drained ones, and is naturally found in North American environments like wetlands and woodlands. It grows quickly to 5-12 feet, forming a rounded shape with compound leaves.

From late spring to early summer, it produces fragrant clusters of white or creamy flowers, attracting pollinators like butterflies and bees. These give way to edible berries, ripe by late summer, popular in jams, jellies, and wines. Medicinally, the flowers and cooked berries are used for their health benefits, including immune support and inflammation reduction.

Elderberry is low maintenance, thriving in full sun to partial shade and requiring regular pruning for shape and fruiting. It's pest and disease-resistant, making it a hassle-free choice for Florida gardens. For gardeners, Elderberry offers aesthetic beauty, ecological support, and practical benefits, making it an ideal plant for both novices and experts.

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 

Self-Fertile:
Yes 

Growth Rate:
Fast

Zone Hardiness: 
Outdoors 4+; Patio/Greenhouse 4+ 

Propagation:
Our Elderberry is grown from seed and  is capable of fruiting within one growing season.

4.9
Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
Based on 7 reviews
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7 reviews
  • BT
    Barbara T.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Years Gardening 10+
    Grown This Variety Before? No
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 months ago
    Excellent growth!

    Here is my elderberry bush after about 10 months! It’s a little over 4 feet tall and has a nice little extra sucker growing about a foot away. It makes a nice understory component to our food forest. I am very pleased! 😀

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    Amber D.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Years Gardening 5-10
    Grown This Variety Before? No
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 year ago
    Elderberry purchase

    It arrived so well-packaged, and looking fresh! I put it straight in the ground and it has some new leaves already!

  • J
    Jermaine
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2 weeks ago
    5 Stars

    Arrived in perfect condition and boxed very well. Will be ordering again from this company.

  • S
    Sheena
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2 months ago
    5 Stars

    Good delivery and can’t wait to eat them

  • H
    Haven
    I recommend this product
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    4 months ago
    4 Stars

    The plants came in looking healthy, now the hard part!

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