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Sambucus Nigra European


Elderberries are one of the easiest and most versatile shrubs to grow in your edible landscape. These Central European and North American natives are often found growing wild along roadsides, forest edges, and abandoned fields.

Elderberries have beautiful fragrant , edible flowers and delicious fruits. The dark purple berries contain vitamins A and B, and more vitamin C than oranges. They are also high in cancer-fighting antioxidants. In fact, elderberry fruits have historically been used to treat many ailments, such as respiratory problems, colds, and flus. Plus, they are tasty when used in juices, jellies, jams, teas, pies, and wine. You can use the umbrella-shaped, elderberry blossoms for making a delicious fritters or even champagne .

 

GROWN FROM

Marcot / Air Layered
HOW LONG BEFORE IT WILL FRUIT

6 months to 1 Year

(Can fruit up to 2 times a year in warmer climates)
POLLINATION

Self Pollinating
DECIDUOUS OR EVERGREEN

Deciduous
WATERING

Moderate watering
AMOUNT OF SUN

Full Sun / Partial shade

 

WARNING : SOME PARTS OF THE ELDERBERRY TREE LEAVES / ROOTS AND FRUIT CONTAIN SMALL AMOUNTS OF TOXIC SUBSTANCES WHICH NEED TO BE COOKED BEFORE CONSUMING.PLEASE DO AN INTERNET SEARCH ON HOW TO PROCESS THEM PROPERLY BEFORE CONSUMING ANY PARTS OF THE TREE.

 

PLEASE READ THE LINK BELOW BEFORE PURCHASING

 

https://heritagehomesteading.com/elderberry-toxicity-what-part-of-elderberry-is-poisonous/

 

Elderberry Tree Sambucus Nigra (Already Fruiting)

$59.00 Regular Price
$39.00Sale Price
  • Elderberries grow well in full- to part-sun locations. They are not fussy about soil type, but grow best in a slightly acidic soil that is high in organic matter and stays consistently moist. They will grow in Cold and hot climates but may loose their leaves in prolonged extreme cold temperatures but will shoot new leaves in spring. They are an extremely hardy bush/tree and and will handle heavy pruning. Could be grown as a hedge if planted close together as well.
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