More About 'Kent'
- Sambucus canadensis 'Kent'
- Medium-sized, black fruit
- Very good flavour
- Can be used for cooking or dehydrating
- Can be used as a natural dye
- Ripens: August
Elderberries are very high in vitamin C and often used in cold remedies.
Kent 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