WYLDEWOOD Elderberry was found growing wild in Brush Hills, Oklahoma. The harvest season is two and three weeks later than other major cultivars. Wyldewood has high vigor. When the plants are grown in warmer climates or have a longer growing season, the plants can be mowed to the ground after dormancy as a method of pruning. The new primocane stems will yield fruits in the following year. Plants are productive with large bunches of fruit. Hardiness Zones 3-8.