Red Elderberry Tree

Red Elderberry Tree

Red Elderberry Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Sambucus pubens
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 6
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Rounded; dense crown
Height:   12 to 25'
Weight:   12 to 25
Leaf:   5 to 7" opposite compound leaves
Flower/Fruit:   5" panicle of yellowish white flowers; red to scarlet fruit in early summer
Comments:    Native; attract birds
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --