Johns Elderberry Sambucus canadensis

Johns Elderberry
(Sambucus canadensis)

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Note: Ships spring 2021 as a 8-12" bare-root.

Johns Elderberry (Sambucus canadensis) has large fruit that ripens 2 weeks after Adams Elderberries. The entire fruit cluster ripens at one time making harvest easier.


Pollination: Cross-pollination by a different variety or seedling.
Size: 5-15' x 5-15'
Disease: Resistant
Ripening Date: Ripens in July - August.  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: 3-9
Spacing: 6-10'
Light Exposure: Part Shade to Full Sun
Soil Type: Wide Range
Soil PH: 5.5-6.5