Fertilizing Elderberry Plants

Fertilize annually in early spring to strengthen roots and stimulate fruit production. Young elderberry plants should receive 3 to 4 tablespoons of a high-nitrogen fertilizer. Older plants should receive 1 to 2 cups--not to exceed one pound per plant.

NOTE: This is part 4 in a series of 9 articles. For a complete background on how to grow elderberry plants, we recommend starting from the beginning.