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Id of plant please...

i am trying to learn a bit more about fruiting trees n bushes...whats this one please?


  • Looks like sambucus nigra can you show a better picture of the leaves? 
  • Hi Cassie. Thanks. Sorry , i only have this pic.
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Posts: 11,391
    Agree, Sambucus nigra, commonly known as elderberry.
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • Yeah from what I can see of the foliage it is elder. Totally ripe and cooked berries can be eaten, used to make wine, jam, sauces etc and the flowers can be infused to make cordial. Leaves and wood are poisonous, unripe berries mildly so.
  • Oooh, thanks all, i’m coming over all david bellamy (giving my age away!)
  • josusa47josusa47 Posts: 3,530
    I like to bake the berries in an apple crumble.
  • Mike AllenMike Allen Posts: 208
    josusa47 said:
    I like to bake the berries in an apple crumble.
    YUMMY.  Any invites to your next baking session??????
  • I ,might give that a go tonight...sounds good!
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