: Scott Hildenbrand wrote:
: > Zone 6b, Kentucky..
: > I was browsing around for a nice plant to put as
: > a hedge row across the back yard (65' or so) and
: > thought it'd be fun to have Sambucus Racemosa
: > and Nigra alternated along the row.
: > A plus on this thought is that it fits into the
: > "darn near everything's edible" form of the yard
: > but I did want to double check..
: > Are both of these human edible? I'd assume
: > they'd need cooked as do most. At any rate,
: > wanted to double check on this.
: Ever hear of Elderberry wine? This is what I
: would do with them.
Racemosa is usually not considered edible.
Pity, Helsinki is full of them.
: > Any opinions on these or maybe something else
: > which fruits and might be used as a hedge row?
: > I'd prefer ground up growth as apposed to trees
: > as it's also for privacy.
: > Thoughts?
How about Viburnum trilobum or V. lentago.
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