Sambucus racemosa

var. melanocarpa

Black Elderberry

  • Sambucus racemosa var. melanocarpa

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Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: warm stratify for 60 days, cold stratify for 150 days

Other: if water treatment does not allow seed to imbibe, sulfuric acid treatment is required 

Looking for a nutritious and versatile fruit? Look no further than Sambucus racemosa var. melanocarpa Black Elderberry. This fruit is delicious both raw and cooked, and can even be dried for later use. Not only is it high in fat, protein, and carbohydrates, but it also boasts numerous medicinal properties. The bark and leaves are used as a diuretic and purgative, while the blossoms have been traditionally used in the treatment of measles. Plus, the stem can even be used to make a whistle! Only caution is advised, so always seek professional advice before using medicinally. Try Black Elderberry today and reap the benefits!

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