tree, shrub

Sambucus mexicana | Mexican Elderberry

(Sambucus caerula)

Leaf drop usually occurs in late summer and can be more complete with drought. Not refined in appearance, so avoid using close up to outdoor areas. Berries attract birds and can also be made into jelly or wine. Canopy coverage: 314 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 0F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 30 feet high

Width: 20 feet wide

Deciduous, Semievergreen

Foliage Color: bright green

Flower Color: yellow, white

Flower Season: spring, summer

Wildlife: birds