Commercial fruiting shrub with large berries and clusters, grows to about 6 ft. Used for jam, juice, wine and is sweeter than most other varieties. Self-fruitful, but Nova Elderberry often sets better with another variety. Early ripening. Prefers summer moisture for good fruit development. Resents root disturbance. Orginated in Nova Scotia. Zone 3-8.
Harvesting Elderberries from Burnt Ridge Nursery on Vimeo.