Elderberry Plants - York
(Sambucus canadensis). Deciduous. Zone 4-8.
York is a late-maturing Elderberry cultivar known for its large, flavourful fruit! Highly productive, York Elderberry produces a bountiful harvest of deep purple berries with sweet, mild flavour.
This highly useful shrub will make a stunning addition to your landscape year-round, with a profusion of white elderflowers in late Spring, heavy clusters of fruit in late Summer, and brilliant red foliage in Fall.
The flavourful fruits and flowers of York Elderberry are used to make medicinal syrup, jams, jellies, elderberry wine, and elderflower cordial.
York Elderberry tolerates a wide range of soils, but prefers moist humus. It will grow in medium to wet, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. It makes a wonderful living, edible hedge or shrub level companion in a permaculture landscape.