«Les Semences Marie-Victorin» suggests a collection of native plant seeds that will entice the amateurs for the products of our horticultural heritage.
The Sambucus canadensis is a decorative native bush with lovely white flowers. Its fruits are edible and delicious in pies or jams. It is one of the rare fruit bearing shrubs that does not require full sun.
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Mix seeds with an equal amount of damp sand or vermiculite. Place the mixture in a sealed plastic bag. Store the bag in a refrigerator or cool storage room for 90 days. Sow seeds when there is no risk of ground frost. Or plant the seeds outdoors during the fall. Germination will occur after 2 winter periods (18 to 20 months).
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