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Side effects of introducing cultivated variants of a plant into an area where the wild version grows?

Plant breeders, farmers and gardening enthusiasts have for centuries been selectively breeding plants to develop plants with certain desired traits, be it larger roots or fruit, showy flowers or.... ...
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Will different species of elderberry get the same cross pollination benefits

I recently planted a Lemon-Lace Elderberry (a Sambucus racemosa cultivar). Since I've read online that elderberries produce much more fruit if planted in multiples of different varieties, I'm looking ...
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Elderberry Proximity to Other Berries?

I was just gifted two elderberry vines (one Adams and one Johns variety), but I also already have two healthy black raspberry plants growing in my backyard. I read somewhere that black raspberries ...
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Transplant elderberries?

My brother has an acreage near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It was a horse pasture in the recent past, but now is just sitting, growing whatever grows. Grass and wild flowers and weeds and such. There are ...
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