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Looking for elderberry root stock or bare root plants

 
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Anyone know a good source for elderberry root stock? Hoping to find Bob Gordon, Ranch, and Adams. About half a dozen of each, depending on cost. Thank you!!!
 
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Nice one.  I live in the Flathead but am interested in acquiring a few Elderberry rootstock as well.  thnx for posting. Please leet me know if there is a meet up.  Cheers
 
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if you dont mind asking what benefit do you get with elderberry rootstock? faster growth, hardiness, dwarfing? i ask because i was under the impression elderberry was generally not that big, very hardy and grew/rooted from cuttings very well
 
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C. West wrote:if you dont mind asking what benefit do you get with elderberry rootstock? faster growth, hardiness, dwarfing? i ask because i was under the impression elderberry was generally not that big, very hardy and grew/rooted from cuttings very well



I'd never heard of rootstock for EB, curious about advantages as well!
 
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They're super easy to root from cuttings. I have 25 starts rooting right now that I was going to take to a seed swap in a couple of weeks, but, you know.
If you know someone with a bush or know where some wild ones are you can probably still start some, though it's best while they're dormant. Here's a link that tells how. Once you recognize what they look like in the wild you'll see them everywhere! (If they grow in your area.) Good luck!

 
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C. West wrote:if you dont mind asking what benefit do you get with elderberry rootstock? faster growth, hardiness, dwarfing? i ask because i was under the impression elderberry was generally not that big, very hardy and grew/rooted from cuttings very well



Melissa posted here this reply about what she meant:

Melissa Pernell wrote:Oops I guess I used the wrong term. I meant the bare roots for planting.



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