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Elderberry, Sambucus Nigra
Our Elderberry are used in alot of diffrent organic ways. You can eat the fresh berries make wine from them or have in jams and jellies. Excellent on a buttermilk biscuit a delicatessin in the south.
Plant you bushes 4 feet part to harvest. Also be sure to kow they are hardy for your zones (zones 2-9). These plants sell so quick its hard to keep them. Order yours today from our online mail order nursery. Jam Recipe Ingredients 3-4 lbs organic ripened elderberries 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 packet MCP pectin4 1/2 cups sugar1/4 teaspoon butter use jelly recipe on pectin
The Elderberry tree is a shrub that produces edible flowers and fruit. There are several types of elderberry trees but the most common types are European and American Elderberry shrubs. The Elderberry has a long history of being used for its medicinal properties. The berries are high in antioxidants and contain more Vitamin C than oranges. People have used them to help alleviate symptoms of the common cold and to treat the flu. In addition to their medicinal properties, Elderberries can be used to make jam, juice, tea, even wine.
Climate Zone: 3 to 8
Mature Height: 10 to 12 feet
Mature Width: 8 to 20 feet
Sunlight: partial shade to full sun
Soil Conditions: slightly acidic, moist soil
Botanical Name: Sambucus nigra (European) or Sambucus Canadensis (American)
Ships As: Bareroot Plant
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|Feet In Height|
2-3 Feet In Height When Received, 3-4 Feet In Height When Received, 4-5 Feet In Height When Received
|Plant Ship Date|
Ship Now (Ships In 7-10 Days), Ship Spring (End Of April)