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Sambucus Canadensis

Botanical Name:

Sambucus canadensis

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Shrubs, Edible, Native Plant, Poisonous, Shrub

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

Many 1/4 inch fragrant creamy-white flowers appear in 4-10-inch flat-topped to rounded clusters from April to July. Blooms on second-year wood.

Fruit

Clusters of round, edible, purplish-black drupes display from June to August. Each berry is 1/4 inch across, contains 3-5 seeds and is borne in large drooping clusters.

Benefits
Attracts

Birds

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Pollinators

Small Mammals

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Dipsacales

Family

Adoxaceae

Genus

Sambucus

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