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Sambucus pubens

More About Sambucus pubens

  • White flowers in a flat-topped cluster
  • Red berries in clusters, June to July will attract birds
  • Compound, pinnate, medium-green leaves turn yellow in the fall
  • Mostly vertical with weak stems and colonizing
  • Bloom Time: May

Zone:

3

Height:

250-300 cm

Spread:

200-250 cm

Colour:

White,Yellow
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A vigorous growing shrub that will tolerate many soil and light conditions. Suckering freely, it is excellent for re-naturalization. Its fruit is edible if cooked.  Uncooked berries may induce illness.


Sambucus pubens Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Clumping
Multi-stem/Clump form
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing