Adams Edlerberry

Sale price$ 54.99


In a 3 Gallon Container

Height:  10 feet

Spread:  12 feet

Sunlight:  full sun/partial shade 


A large, vigorous shrub with attractive clusters of small, white flowers in spring followed by large, edible purplish-black berries, good for jams and wine, quite coarse in winter; very adaptable, survives with minimal care but tends to sucker

Ornamental Features

Adams American Elder features showy clusters of lightly-scented creamy white flowers held atop the branches in early summer. It features an abundance of magnificent deep purple berries with black overtones in early fall. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The compound leaves turn yellow in fall.

This plant is primarily grown as an ornamental, but it's also valued for its edible qualities. The large round sweet berries are most often used in the following ways:

  • Preserves
  • Wine-Making

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