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canadensis

Classification

Order: Dipsacales
   Family: Caprifoliaceae
            Genus: Sambucus
                        Specie: canadensis

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 8-12 ft (2.4-3.5 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Leaflets have toothed edges, woolly beneath; cream flowers in summer; purple-black edible berries

Uses: Mixed shrubbery Woodland gardens

Zones: 3?9

Description: Found in eastern North America, this is a very hardy 8?12?ft (2.4?3.5?m) tall, sometimes suckering, deciduous shrub. Its leaves are usually composed of 7 leaflets with serrated edges. The leaflets may be smooth or rather woolly on their undersides. Early

Growth Habit: Branching suckering habit

Comments: Many cultivars available





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