Elderberry Cuttings Backyard Package with Nursery Grow Bags
Our Elderberry cuttings backyard package includes 5 elderberry cuttings. 3 Bob Gordon elderberry cuttings and 2 Wyldewood Elderberry cuttings. Also included is an exclusive bonus - a biodegradable nursery grow bag for each cutting. No need to buy any pots.
A great package for the beginning grower. The average harvest for 5 plants at maturity is 50 -70 pounds which is a good supply for a family of four. Check out this article on how many elderberries you should plant HERE.
Elderberry plants need a four foot diameter for plant spacing. 1st year cuttings will not produce a harvest, 2nd year plants will produce a small harvest. By year 3 your elderberry plants should be mature and harvesting heavily.
Elderberry Edge Farm holds a nursery dealer’s registration inspection certificate. We are annually inspected and periodic re-inspected by area horticultural inspectors to insure we are FREE from harmful plant pests that may be transported through sales.
Bob Gordon is one of the new elderberry varieties of the Elderberry Improvement Project of 1998 released in 2010 and one of our farm favorites. It was judged one of the very best of among hundreds of extensively tested elderberry plants. A major improvement over Adams and York, especially in mid-western climate.
Bob Gordon Characteristics
- Uniformity of ripening (within clusters and among clusters)
- Good berry size (compare to size of a BB)
- Firm berry texture
- Large flower and fruit cluster size
- Small seed *Glossy, dark attractive fruit color
- Consistent quality
- Resistance to shattering (flowers and fruit).
- Average bloom in MO first week in June
- Mid season Harvester
The Wyldewood Elderberry was the first new elderberry variety to be released in 2010 from The Elderberry Improvement Project [ a project initiated at Missouri State University and the University of Missouri in 1997 with the goal of developing American elderberry cultivars adapted to Midwestern environments] It is named in honor of Wyldewood Cellars Winery of Mulvane, KS, an early and leading promoter of elderberry production in the Midwest.
- tall vigorous elderberry plant adaptive to midwest
- consistently produces heavy yields
- produces uniform fruit size
- well-suited for processing of both flower and fruit
- Late season harvest, 7-14 days later than Bob Gordon
- Shatter resistance is high.
New to growing an elderberry from a cutting? Check out this quick Key to Growing Elderberry Plants here.