Elderberries are in season and ready for picking usually around the end of summer in our zone. They're not grown commercially so if you want fresh berries be prepared to go foraging or plant elderberry rhizomes so you can have your very own elderberry patch. Some varieties of elderberries can be toxic when eaten raw – the best way to avoid this is to make sure you always cook your elderberries well first. From jams,jellies,pies,and syrup the possibilities are endless and also consider using the flowers as something that will leave your guests in awe as you continue to learn while working with the elderberry plant.
We will include three native Elderberry plant rhizomes from our mature elderberry stand (Sambucus canadensis) for you to transplant into your own garden area to create a suitable habitat.
We only harvest our plants when orders are placed as to not disturb them too much. Native elderberry has been growing on the edge of the forest for over four years and we are proud to be able to offer these amazing plants for propagation by using mature rhizomes to produce multiple elderberry plants for many years to come to all of our customers. We are here to support you during the growing process and want our customers to have an amazing experience growing, harvesting and cooking these amazing berries and flowers for many years to come.