Sambucus pubens | Red Berried Elder, Scarlet Elder

Red-Berried Elder grows as large shrub with a broad, dense, rounded crown, reaching up to 25 feet high with optimum conditions. Red berries that are inedible follow the clusters of creamy white flowers in late summer. Note that all plant parts are poisonous. Canopy coverage: 177 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 15 feet high

Width: 15 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: white, cream

Flower Season: summer

Wildlife: birds