Blue Elderberry Sambucus caerulea

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Sambucus caerulea

Family:

Adoxaceae

Genus:

Sambucus

Species:

caerulea

Common Name:

Blue Elderberry

Seeds Per Pound:
272,399
Quantity:
4.2 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
110
Germination:
75%
Germination Test Type:
Actual
Purity:
98%
Height:
15-30 feet
Collection Locale:
Utah
Crop Year:
2021
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 4.2 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$4.95
10 gram
$15.50
1 oz
$24.95
1 lb
$124.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 30 days, cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: if water treatment does not allow seed to imbibe, sulfuric acid treatment is required. can be fall sown without stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* A shrub or small tree with bright green compound leaves, yellow-white flowers in 4-6" flat-topped clusters, followed by quantities of dark blue-black berries used in jelly, pie, and wine, native to Pacific Northwest.

A decoction of the leaves, when watered on plants, repels caterpillars. The dried flower stems repel insects and rodents. more...