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York Elderberry
Johns Elderberry

York Elderberry
(Sambucus canadensis)

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NOTE: Ships in the Spring

8"-12" bare-root

Nova and York are more compact than other Elderberry plants. Large fruit that ripens after Nova Elderberries Elderberries.  The entire fruit cluster ripens at one time making harvest easier.   


Pollination: Cross-pollination by a different variety or seedling.
Size: 6-8' tall X 6-8' wide 
Disease: Disease resistant.
Ripening Date: Ripens mid- August 2 weeks after Adams.  To de-stem cut off whole berry cluster and freeze for 30 minutes, then tap on a cookie sheet.
Years to bear: 1-2
Taste: Sweet

Growing Conditions

USDA Zone: 4-9
Spacing:  6-8'
Light Exposure: Part Shade to Full Sun
Soil Type: Can tolerate wet soil but prefers loamy well drained
Soil PH: 5.5-6.5