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Elderberry Pair – 1 John and 1 Adams

SKU: Berries (Specialty):Elderberry

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Product Description

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*** Elderberry Plants ship from December through April ***
*** We ship to colder states beginning in late March and early April UNLESS requested earlier.
If you live in Virginia or above tell us in the comments if you want your order shipped as soon as they are  available or in April 2024.

Elderberries are vigorous plants that have glossy green foliage and in May they develop large white flower-heads. If not harvested first for fritters, tea, or wine, elderflowers develop into exceptional, large fruit clusters in the summer. Fruit contains a high amount of vitamin C and has better, consistent quality than wild elderberries. Cold-hardy. Ripens in August.

We offer them in a pair of two so you have correct pollination:

Adam’s – A very popular intensely flavored fruit with rich aroma. Ripens late August. Extremely hardy. Produces soft, dark purple berries that make the best jams, jellies and wines. Produces white blooms in spring followed by a bounty of berries – ready for picking in August. Zones 4-9.

John – Produces huge clusters of large, sweet, purplish-black berries that are wonderful for pies and delicious homemade wines. Pick them by the hundreds in clusters. Hold clusters under the faucet then strip them from the stems by the hundreds with a wet fork for eating, cooking and freezing. Grow in the sun or shade, even in wet conditions that would kill even less hardy plants.

Zones 4-9   2 year old plants

Additional Information

Weight .25 lbs
Dimensions .5 × .5 × 14 in

Product Details

Fruit Color: Purplish-Black
Fruit Size: Large
Ripens/Harvest: August
pH: 5.5 - 6.5
Years to Bear: 2-3 Yrs
Zone Range: 4 - 9
Plant Spacing: 6 - 8 ft
Pollination: Requires Pollination
Mature Plant Size: 6-10 ft
Fruit Yield: 12-15 lbs
Sun/Shade: Prefers full sun. Can tolerate some shade.
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