Sambucus caerulea Blue Elderberry

  • Sambucus caerulea,  Blue Elderberry
  • Plant type
    • Deciduous Shrub
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Full Sun
    • Part Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Dry
  • Yearly Height, Width
    • 6-12 in., 6-12 in.
  • Ten Year Height, Width
    • 8 ft., 6 ft.
  • Matured Height, Width
    • 15 ft., 10 ft.
 

Deciduous shrub with blue edible berries, good for jams, jelly, pies, wine or the birds. Grows 4-10’ tall. Creamy white flowers. Similar to the red, but likes it a little dryer and sunnier.

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