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Elder, American

$10.95

We Now have the Johns and Adams varieties of American Elder available the seedling American Elders are sold out!!

SKU: 103elderAM Categories: , ,

58 in stock

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Please Note:  We are now offering the selected Johns and Adams varieties of American Elder which are vigorous varieties with great berry production and medicinal value! A wider ranging species which grows throughout the country east of the Rockies. Closely related to Sambucus Nigra from Europe they can reach 4 to 12 feet in height depending on fertility. The dark blue/black berries are a wonderful medicine traditionally used as a potent antiviral, as winter Syrup, or tincture as well as wine and as jam. Elder flowers are a wonderful Tea when feverish especially combined with Yarrow. Like the other Elders all parts of the tree are useful. With a long and colorful history in European traditions. An Elder is a powerful and beautiful medicinal shrub for any herbscape. Hardy to zones 3-9

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Weight 1.5 lbs
Latin Name

Hardiness Zone

3-9

Growing Tips

sunny open spot, well drained soil, drought tolerant

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