Haschberg Elderberry

$22.95

Haschberg Elderberry (Sambucus canadensis) is a prolific producer, offering clusters of dark, luscious berries. These fruits are perfect for making rich syrups, wines, and jams. The plant’s fragrant flowers not only attract pollinators but also add a touch of elegance to gardens. This variety is known for its adaptability and consistent yield, ensuring a rewarding gardening experience.

6-12″ Bareroot

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-9
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 6-12′ tall, 6-12′ wide
Plant Spacing: 6-12′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright, multi-stemmed
Rootstock: Own Roots

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Requires cross-pollination
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: June-July
Flower Color: White

Fruit Characteristics

Berry Size: 0.25″
Berry Flavor: Sweet, tart
Berry Color and Appearance Dark purple, glossy
Harvest Time: August-September
Yield & Storage: High, store in a cool, dry place
Years to Bear: 2-3

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Cytospora Canker (Cytospora spp.): Moderately Resistant
Powdery Mildew (Erysiphe sambuci): Moderately Resistant
Armillaria Root Rot (Armillaria mellea): Moderately Resistant
Verticillium Wilt (Verticillium spp.): Moderately Resistant
Elderberry Borer (Desmocerus palliatus): Moderately Resistant
Aphids (Aphidoidea): Moderately Resistant

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, multi-stemmed
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow-green
Lifespan: 30-50 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Eastern North America
Nitrogen Fixing: No