European Red Elderberry
About European Red Elderberry
Red Elderberry is a deciduous, native shrub found in spruce-fir and northern hardwood forests and rocky environments at high elevations in the mountains. It has an upright, vase-shaped form. It attracts birds and wildlife with its berries and butterflies and other insects with its flowers.
Also known as
Pacific red elder, Red elderberry and Red-berried elder
How to care for European Red Elderberry
European Red Elderberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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European Red Elderberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
European Red Elderberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your European Red Elderberry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.