| Adams Elder |
| Sambucus canadensis 'Adams 2'|
| Uses: Culinary/Medicinal
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 3-11) |
Variety released by the New York Agriculture Experiment Station in 1926 and is still widely grown by commercial growers. Medium-sized black-purple berries are sweeter than most varieties. Berries are borne on large clusters that are easy to harvest. Yields are excellent.