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Elderberry, European Black (Black Elderberry) (Sambucus nigra) shrub in a 9-inch pot, organic


Please note:  These deeply rooted 9-inch potted European black elderberry plants are in their second year and ready to go.  They may be planted immediately to landscape.  Plant, water, fertilize, cage if necessary, and stand back–they are going to grow fast!

Family:  Honeysuckle (Caprifoliaceae)

Hardy to Zones 4 to 8

(Black Elder, Elder Berry, European Black Elderberry) Perennial, deciduous, multistemmed shrub to small tree native to Europe.  Wild form.  The berries are large and tasty. Traditional usage (TWM): Colds, flu, immune enhancement.  Source of anthocyanins, bioflavonoids, vitamins and antioxidants. The syrup, tincture or glycerite of these berries is excellent for treating the common cold and for overall increase in immunity.  Elderberries prefer rich, moist soil in the part shade to sun.  They are best placed as an understory to a higher tree canopy. Cage to protect from deer during first few years of growth.  Elderberries appreciate frequent watering and spring application of nitrogen-rich compost or composted manure, applied within the dripline.  Space trees 15 feet apart.
Potted shrub, 2-year-old, from cutting, 9-inch pot, certified organically grown


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