More About 'John's'
- Sambucus canadensis 'John's'
- Large clusters of medium-sized, sweet, purplish-black berries
- Fruit is used for juices, jellies, jams, wine and pies
- Ripens: August
Elderberries are very high in vitamin C and often used in cold remedies.
John's Elderberry Growing and Maintenance Tips
Elderberries grow well in a medium moist, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. Prune out weakened stems in early spring and cut to the ground every 2 years to encourage new, denser growth. Fruit production is increased when planted with another cultivar.
Moist to Average