Elder

Sambucus nigra

Average Seeds per Packet
15
Packet Price
£2.99
Information

Hardy Native Deciduous Shrub, usually of Heedgerows and Scrub; with dense large heads of creamy-white flowers in April to June, followed by black berries.

Height x Spread:

20 ft (6 m) x 10 ft (3 m)

Wildlife Value:

Attractive to most insects, the berries are an important food source for birds, especially Blackcaps.

Other Inerest:

Used to relax spasms, relieve pain, calm nerves and lower blood pressure.

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