Sambucus nigra | Black American Elder

Black American Elder is grown as a shrub or tree, with fragrant flowers in clusters blooming late spring to early summer. Black berries follow in late summer. Canopy coverage: 314 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -10F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 20 feet high

Width: 20 feet wide


Foliage Color: purple

Flower Color: white

Flower Season: spring, summer

Wildlife: birds, hummingbirds