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Trial: Woody

Year Trialed: 2004
Year of Trial: Second (from 2005 report)


Invasive – they take over; I lost a lot of the plants I don’t know why, I could not get this thing to hold but I didn’t really have a lot of material to play with; This is a weed, appearing 2 beds over, but not flowering.


Suckers fast.

Trial Data

Sambucus edulis
Plants Flowering (%) Plants Dead at End of summer (%) Yield (stems/plant)¹ Stem Length (inches)¹ Market Appreciation Rating² Repeat Again Rating² Ease of Cultivation Rating²
Average 66.7 20 3.0 26.25 1.0 1.5 3.0
Range of Responses 0-100 60 3 17-36 1 1-2 3

¹Data shown are from those respondents who harvested stems. Some respondents may not have harvested stems because they were too short. Flowering stems may be longer next year after plants are established. See comments section for more details.

²1 to 5 scale, with 5 being the best. Market ratings are based on sales to wholesalers, retailers, or final consumers direct.

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