I found out recently that elderberry bushes can be propigated from cuttings--tame or wild. How To Propagate Elderberry From Cuttings (ruralsprout.com) Here is one site, there are others. I have some wild elderberry bushes, but they are not close to my house and the wild things get them before I do. I want to put these closer to my house and have some for me. I cut some for my friend too.