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York Elderberry

Original price $15.99 - Original price $19.99
Original price
$15.99 - $19.99
Current price $19.99

Sambucus canadensis 'York'

Another great S. canadensis variety with somewhat larger, sweeter, purple berries. Slightly shorter in stature, it's a great choice for smaller or urban gardens. Cross pollinize with another S. canadensis variety, like Nova, for abundant fruit production.

USDA Zone: 3-9

Grow Height:  6' (Medium)

Sun: Full Sun

Ripening Time: Late Summer

Pollination: Partially Self Fertile

Read our Elderberry Growing Guide

Size: 2 Quart Pot


Ask a Question
  • does this really get up to 6 feet in height? when researching, i found this gets up 10-12 this a different variety of york or a dwarf?

    Depending on conditions York averages a height of 6 to 8 feet tall.

  • how long will it take for the 2 year barefoot to produce fruit. Would the 2 quart live plant bear sooner?

    Elderberries begin bearing quickly, sometimes the same year. The bareroot plants are older and will size up sooner.

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Rick P.
healthy little tree

i was very happy to see this elder was at the same pace as my other elder i bought last year. but overall its a very nice size tree and very healthy too.

Brenda N.

Great looking plant rec'd, looking forward to how it bears.

Ronald S.
Too early to tell

Because of the weather here in upstate NY, I just put the plant in the ground a few days ago. It came without any buds so I will have to wait a while to evaluate it.

Janice D.
York elderberry

It was in pretty bad shape. Put it in a substantial pot with a good mix of soil and compost and have yet to see any growth. This was 12 days ago. A couple branches broken so trimmed those and cuts indicated stems green. In protected sunny spot right next to the 2 Nova’s I plan to plant it with this fall. Roots seemed fine but shouldn’t I see some growth by now???