This Auction has closed with winners.
If you are a winning bidder   
View all items in the bidorbuy category Seeds. View other items offered by Seeds and All (53570 Rating score greater than 40000Verified User

Winning Bid
Page Views: 1  |  Buyers: 1

20 at R0.40 each   23 May 07:38   vanessa7 (159 Rating score between 100 and 499)

Black Elderberry, European Elderberry Seeds - Sambucus nigra - Edible Fruit Shrub
bidorbuy ID: 66186640

Black Elderberry, European Elderberry Seeds - Sambucus nigra - Edible Fruit Shrub

R0.40

Sambucus nigra Seeds

Black Elderberry, European Elderberry

Black elderberries are used in making jams, jellies, pies, and even wine by some. The flower heads can be picked, battered and deep fried for a nutritious meal as well.

It is a beautiful deciduous landscape shrub or small tree to 6 meters in height that attracts birds. Do not eat the seeds or any part of the plant other than the berries and flowers. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by flies. It is noted for attracting wildlife. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and can grow in heavy clay soil. The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in very alkaline soil. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It requires moist soil. The plant can tolerate maritime exposure. It can tolerate atmospheric pollution. Edible fruit when cooked makes delicious jams, preserves, pies and so forth. It can be used fresh or dried, the dried fruit being less bitter. The fruit is used to add flavor and colour to preserves, jams, pies, sauces, chutneys etc, it is also often used to make wine. The fruit is about 8mm in diameter and is borne in large clusters.

The bid amount is for 1 Seed

We'll supply you with all the germination & care instructions.


Loading Shipping and Payment Options

Buyer Feedback for Seeds and All (53570 Rating score greater than 40000Verified User

R0.20
rated on 29 Jul 2014
by daniepnut (56 Rating score between 50 and 99)
5 Veltheimia bracteata Lemon Flame Seeds - Indigenous Endemic Perennial Bulb - New
Comment:
Great service as before. Bid or Buy with confidence. Fast and effective postage
R37.50
rated on 28 Jul 2014
by byevanger (5)
R0.50
rated on 28 Jul 2014
by stonealta50 (17 Rating score between 10 and 49)