Elderberry, American plant

$12.10 incl. GST

23 in stock

QuantityBulk Purchase Pricing
4 - 11$8.80 Per Item
12 or more$7.70 Per Item
Usually Available: all year
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Sambucus canadensis

Description

American Elderberry plant (Sambucus canadensis) is closely related to Black Elderberry (Sambucus nigra). These two species are considered by many to be botanically interchangeable, both possessing strong anti-viral properties. Flowers and berries used as a tea, with a potent anti-viral syrup made from the mature (black) berries. Leaves are an insect repellant and used as a spray for aphids and caterpillars. Also added to compost. All parts of this tree have medicinal properties. Note: Immature uncooked berries are toxic.  American Elderberry plant is native to northern america and is adaptable to any type of moist soil. Prefers partial shade in a protected position. Frost resistant but drought tender. Perennial spreading shrub, growing to 3m x 3.0m.

Additional information

Weight 1000 kg

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