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Today's bloom is American Elder (Sambucus canadensis)

Bloom of the Day for December 16th, 2009:

American Elder
(Sambucus canadensis)

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Information:
Type of plant: Edible Fruits and Nuts, Herbs, Shrubs

Bloom color: White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 3b to Zone 9b

Height: 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing: 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

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41 members have or want this plant for trade.

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Kell wrote:
Great pic Kelli. I love how many berries are on it. I got so excited when I first glanced at it, thinking it was one of mine that I just didn't remember. Then I saw the i! LOL Nice shot!

marti001 wrote:
Reminded me of the elderberry bushes I harvested elderberries from in Calif. I hope I can get some cuttings. Mary

Kelli wrote:
Thank you. That really was a fruitful bush. It was out in the wild, probably in the Santa Monica Mountains, but I can't remember now exactly where.


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