‘Mattawamkeag’ Elderberry


‘Mattawamkeag’ Elderberry

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

Sourced from a wide swath of plants growing between Wytopitlock and Bancroft in Aroostook County near the Mattawamkeag River. Sue and Mitch took cuttings from plants that are robust with consistently high fruit yields.

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

586 ‘Mattawamkeag’
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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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