The Black Elder Haschberg or Sambucus Nigra Haschberg grown in Austria, has been specially selected to produce fleshy black-purple berries in abundance : perfect for jams ... and for gourmands!
This fruit-tree shrub with green-gray hollow wood is typical of European climates : from the first days of spring, its long curved stems adorn itself with dense and homogeneous green foliage.
Flowers in slightly fragrant and honey-colored white umbels appear in late spring (May-June).
Medium in size (H4m / 2m at maturity), it will enhance perennials, whether planted in a grove or isolated, in the sun or partial shade.
Rustic and fast growing, it is easy to maintain thanks to its self-fertility without pollinators.
But Black Elder Haschberg offers you other great surprises! Known for its virtues since Antiquity, elderberry is a little "doctor" of the garden: away mildew, its leaves accelerate composting and berries attract birds that will take care of aphids. Its bark would have antiseptic virtues. Finally, its flowers are also edible and appreciate in syrup!
Its ease of maintenance, its aesthetic, medicinal and taste qualities make Sambucus Nigra Haschberg a gardening traditions keeper for the pleasure of all!