Red Berried Elder - Sambucus racemosa

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Upright spreading shrub with arching branches. Abundant clusters of small creamy white colored flowers in spring. Showy clusters of red fall berries attracts wildlife. Attractive deeply lobed compound green foliage turning yellow in fall. Native to many parts of North America.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Foundation
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary but can be cut back to near ground level every year or every few years in spring to rejuvenate and promote vigorous new growth.  

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