Elderberry (Sambucus nigra 'Thundercloud')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Edible to birds
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Fermented
Resistances: Salt tolerant
Pollinators: Flies

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