Common Elderberry - Sambucus canadensis | Pots ready spring & fall

Common name: Common Elderberry

Scientific name: Sambucus canadensis

Example mature size: 4.5 m tall, 4.5 m wide; 15 ft tall, 15 ft wide

Sunlight: Full-sun, Partial-sun

Water: Medium-wet

Soil: Loam

Blooms: White in June

Ontario plant status: Native Shrub, Common

Natural habitats: Open-upland

Wildlife benefits: Butterflies/skippers 🦋, Deer/moose 🦌, Bees/wasps 🐝

Points of interest: - Needs very fertile, moist soil - Edible fruit for both humans, birds and animals - Birds can become a pest to this shrub is grown in a domestic location