Common Elderberry (Sambucus nigra)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas, Moist Meadows, Thickets

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: White

Attributes: Walnut tolerant

Height: 2 m (6 ft)


This native shrub is grown for its fruit (for use in jellies, pies or wine), or its use in landscapes for wildlife habitat.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Trees & Shrubs website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email