American Black Elderberry
Enjoy your Summer with a lemon-like scent in your yard while you enjoy your glass of Elderberry wine!
American Black Elderberries are recognized for its dark purple elderberries that are widely used in producing pies, jellies, jams, wines, juices and more. Its fruits also serve as a food for some varieties of birds and animals. Aside from its fruits, the inner bark and leaves of the American Elderberry have other uses as well. Its inner bark and leaves can serve as a dye and insecticide. Its leaves are also customarily used as a herbal topically. This awesome shrub is also popularly known for its tiny yellowish-white flowers that has a form like a star. Its flower blooms every Summer and smells like a lemon. American Black Elderberry is also called as Canada Elderberry or Common Elderberry. Its maximum height can reach up to 5 to 12 feet. This fast-growing floral shrub loves full sun and grows best in loamy, moist and well-drained soils. Its leaves look best when it gets full sun. It also has resistance to drought.