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Sambucus gaudichaudiana

White Elderberry

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment




Use fresh seed (removed from fruit). Could be sown at other times, however seed that is not fresh should be stratified for two months before sowing.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Summer-Autumn

Seed Collection Timeframe

Late January - Mid February

Storage and Ripening

Seed should be used fresh.

Grows from Cuttings