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  • Canadian Grown
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  • Shipped in ON, QC, NB, NS, PE

Sambucus canadensis 'Kent'

Kent Elderberry, American Black Elderberry, Canada Elderberry, Common Elderberry, American Elder

Main interest:
high producing edible elderberries
full sun to partial shade, average water needs
Flower colour:
white and yellow, April to June
USDA Hardiness:
zone 3: -40 °C (-40 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 8 ft (2.5 m) width: 6 ft (2 m)
fruit production

The Kent Elderberry is a large variety of Sambucus canadensis that can produce multiple clusters of small but very sweet Elderberries. This variety is known for its very early season production of berries. Elderberry also has beautiful umbel white and yellow flowers. Elderberry is famous as a medicinal berry filled with vitamin C. Elderberries are best cooked into desserts or even made into tinctures. Elderberry has been used as a folk remedy for the common cold.

Please use availability information as a guide only. The weather is a fickle thing, and impacts when our plants are actually available for shipping. Please be aware that we are not answering emails regarding plants availability. The best advice we can give you is to check back once in a while, choose a size option and check the current stock.

$7.99 - $49.99

Ships ON, QC, NB, PE, NS
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