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By Grahamw

Avon, United Kingdom Gb

I have an elderberry bush growing out of my prevett hedge is it safe to use the fruit as the prevett is posionous?



My Neighbours do and they make a sauce to go on their icecream and so on, so I think you would be ok, but wait and see what someone else says first.
Oh! I also have one growing in my prevett hedge too, must of come from my neighbours when the flowers went to seed or from a little bird lol

15 Jun, 2010


No problem - it's a different plant, with a different root system. It can't be contaminated in any way from the privet.

15 Jun, 2010


You can make a lovely elderflower cordial using flowers, delicious.

15 Jun, 2010


maybe wrong but privet berries are similar in colour to elderberries, altjough not in size. Just a point, maybe stating obvious thou!

15 Jun, 2010

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