Elderberry Live Stakes, Sambucus Nigra
The Elderberry lives stakes come small but as time goes on they will grow into a very gorgeous ornamental tree. This tree has many herbal and medicinal purposes as well. The berries are dark purple, close to black when they are ripe and ready to pick. They can be used in jams, jellies, preserves, syrup or to make batter for cooking. Used in herbal remedies it has been said to help with flu like symptoms or allergies. Not only humans love these berries but deer and birds love them as well.
It has smooth, gray bark. This shrub comes in a small size but it won't take long to grow up to its size. The leaves and flowers can grow up to 6 inches across and are white in color. Many bunches of berries come in such large clumps it can weigh them down and pull the branches over.
Elderberry Lives Stakes are ideal for gardens