Elderberry (Sambucus canadensis) is a large shrub that can sometimes grow to the size of a small tree. These taller elderberry bushes often appear more like multistemmed trees in the garden. Elderberry bushes have deciduous leaves that grow 5 to 9 inches long.
Their mature height depends on the variety and growing conditions, but most elderberry plants grow between 6 and 16 feet. In the wild, some bushes grow 20 to.
If you know someone who has mature elderberry plants, ask them to give you any of our elderberry varieties in either taste, fruit size, or yield.