Tel 7800 sambucus nigra subsp canadensis wikipedia derek+jensen%2c+fishers+indiana
Germination Days : 30-60 warm, 90-100 cold
Seed Code : C
Seeds Per Packet : 20
When To Plant : Spring
When To Plant : Summer
49 PKTs Available
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Small tree/large shrub produces loads of tasty berries famous for pies and wine.

Creates privacy without shading out vegetables.

Glossy pinnate leaves frame dinner-plate size clusters of tiny white edible flowers with a scent of honey.

Many medicinal uses: strongly antiviral--research shows it prevents or shortens flu. Antioxidant. Likes moisture. Tolerates partial shade.
By request, we are now carrying the standard species.

BOTANICAL NAME Sambucus nigra


Seeds need a moist chilling period in a dark place before they will sprout - a jar with something moist (moss, cotton) but not wet stored in the refrigerator (not freezer) for 4-6 weeks will do this. Or, plant in a pot and set outside in summer, leaving the pot outside for germination the next spring. Prepare the permanent spot as you would any perennial crop. A streamside plant--make sure moisture is available for best yield.

GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: Zones 3-10/Height 12'/Matures 3 years



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