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American Elderberry Tree

American elderberry tree is a member of the honeysuckle family is a shrub that grows up to thirteen feet high, with smooth, gray bark. Corky bumps cover the slender branches, and thereís a spongy, white pith inside the twigs and branches. The opposite, feather-compound leaves may be over three feet long. The leaf is divided into 5-11 opposite, coarsely toothed, pointed, short-stalked elliptical leaflets, each 3-4″ long. In late spring or early summer, the elder bears tiny, branched, white, lacy flowers in flat-topped to slightly rounded clusters (panicles) that spread over 6″ across.The tiny, spherical, juicy, purple-black to black, seedy berries are hardly more than 1/8″ across. They grow in branched clusters, like the flowers, ripening from mid-summer to early fall, in quantities that weigh down the branches. If you have any questions please call me at 919-696-0328. WE GUARANTEE LIVE DELIVERY. Let us know immediately upon arrival if the plants are in poor condition. We cannot guarantee plants that are no longer in our care. Many of our plants require warm temperatures. Shipping to areas that are cold will be at buyer’s risk. We offer quality plants that are inspected and approved for shipment. To get planting instructions please go to this page.  Instructions

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