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Pictures shown are mature trees for sake of reference. 

This product is sold in seedling size (18-24") bundles of 25.

(Not full grown)


Nannyberry is grown as a large shrub or a small tree reaching 15 to 20 feet high. Known for its dark, lustrous green leaves which turn maroon-red in the fall. This Midwest native is typically found in woodlands and wood edges, a great plant for naturalizing.


  • Family (English)Elderberry
  • Family (botanic)Adoxaceae
  • Foliage: Deciduous (seasonally loses leaves)
  • Native locale: North America
  • Size range: Large shrub (more than 8 feet)
  • Light exposure: Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily), Partial sun / shade (4-6 hrs light daily)
  • Hardiness zones: Zone 3-7
  • Soil preference: Alkaline soil, Dry soil, Moist, well-drained soil
  • Tolerances: Alkaline soil, Dry sites, Occasional flooding, Wet sites
  • Season of interest: Late spring, late summer, early fall, mid fall
  • Flower color and fragrance: White
  • Shape or form: Arching, Multi-stemmed, Thicket-forming, Upright
  • Growth rate: Moderate


Excerpt from and for more information see:

Nannyberry - bundle of 25

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  • All items are available until sold out and subject to change according to nursery availability. If there is a change, SWCD will notify the customer within a resonable amount of time ahead of the tree pick up date, if possible. No cancellations after February 15, 2024. All stock is subject to the same condition Morrison SWCD receives from our nurseries. Therefore, Morrison SWCD accepts no responsibility regarding survival of stock and makes no provisions for replacements.

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