Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa

Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa

red elderberry


  • Deciduous small tree or large shrub up to 20 feet tall
  • White flowers in spring red berries in fall not often produced in our area
  • Likes rich humus well-drained soil
  • Full sun or dappled shade
  • Seeds are poisonous if eaten raw
  • Seriously threatened
  • Takes well to pruning for shape and to prevent plant from becoming leggy
  • Birds and wildlife love the berries
  • Found in Bay hills section also reported in Flatlands section

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Redwood RP


1 gallon, 2 gallon, 5 gallon

pollinators Bees
pollinators Birds
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Coastal scrub
features Fruits
sun Full Sun
soil Good
bloom season Jun
water Low
bloom season May
water Mod
soil Moderate
growth habit Multi Stemmed
sun Part Shade
soil Well-drained
flower color White
dormancy winter

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