Sambucus nigra subsp. caerula, or Mexican Elderberry, is a favorite fruit-producing trees for wildlife. It is found in riparian areas from 3500-9500 ft and can be trained into a quick-growing shrub or tree that may reach up to 15 ft tall. Sweet-smelling flowers cover the tree in early spring and produce fruit mid-summer. Plant in partial-shade to full sun conditions in well-draining soil.
Mexican Elderberry, Sambucus nigra