Sambucus caerulea (Blue Elderberry)

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The Mexican Elderberry commonly known as Blue Elderberry, is a deciduous shrub that grows near streams. It blooms in the spring with cream or yellow flowers and bears purple berries in the fall. Its berries are one of California's most important sources of food for birds. The leaves are hairless,...
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The Mexican Elderberry commonly known as Blue Elderberry, is a deciduous shrub that grows near streams. It blooms in the spring with cream or yellow flowers and bears purple berries in the fall. Its berries are one of California's most important sources of food for birds. The leaves are hairless, sharp-toothed, and have a firm point. The blade spreads unequally on the stalk at the base and is elliptical to lanceolate. Typically, the leaves are long and broad.

Botanical Name : Sambucus caerulea

Common Name : Blue Elderberry

Height : 20-30 ft

Spread : 20- 30 ft

Germination Info : Seed requires 30-60 days warm stratification followed by 90-120 cold

Hardiness zone : 5-8

Average seed per ounce : Approx. 8750

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