Mattawamkeag Elderberry


Mattawamkeag Elderberry

Sambucus canadensis 6-12' x same. Fedco intro, 2014. Originally selected and propagated by Sue Szwed and Mitch Lansky of Wytopitlock, Maine.

Sourced from a wide swath of plants growing in Aroostook County between Wytopitlock and Bancroft near the Mattawamkeag River. Robust plants with consistently high fruit yields.

Z3. Maine Grown. (1-3' bare-root plants)

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Considered self-fertile but multiple plants will improve fruit set—it’s okay to mix species.

Plant 4–6' apart. Best in rich soil but adaptable to a variety of soil types. In spring, while plant is still dormant, prune away any weak, broken or dead canes.

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