UMD Elderberry photo

Photo from: https://extension.umd.edu/resource/growing-gooseberries-currants-elderberries

Available at Emerson Food Forest

Important Facts

  • Can cause upset stomach if eaten raw in large volumes

Harvest and Use

  • Berry color becomes very dark and soft to the touch when ripe
  • Stems can be used to make flutes
  • Flowers can be used to make tea
  • Berries can be made into pies, jams and jellies