More About 'Scotia'
- Sambucus canadensis 'Scotia'
- Medium-sized, black berries with a high sugar content
- Fruit has good flavour
- Use for pies, jams and jellies
- Ripens: July
Elderberries are very high in vitamin C and often used in cold remedies.
Scotia 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