York Elderberry Sambucus canadensis

York Elderberry
(Sambucus canadensis)

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

York Elderberry (Sambucus canadensis) and Nova 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: 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