Prunus spinosa 10 PCS fresh seeds, Blackthorn seeds, Sloe, Berries shrub, Fruit tree, Fruit berry seeds, Organic seeds, Non GMO
Prunus spinosa fresh seeds, Blackthorn seeds, Sloe, Berries shrub, Fruit tree, Fruit berry seeds, Organic seeds, Non GMO (lat. Prunus spinosa).
A species of the genus Plum (Prunus) of the Plum subfamily (Prunoideae) of the Pink family (Rosaceae). A thorny shrub with a height of 3.5-4.5 m, less often a stunted tree no higher than 8 m. Growing and expanding with the help of root offspring, the thorn forms dense prickly and impenetrable thickets. The branches are abundantly covered with thorns.
The leaves are elliptical or obovate, toothed, up to 5 cm long. The flowers are small, white, open singly or in pairs in early spring, when there are no leaves yet. Flowering is very abundant, in April-May, before leaf-spreading.
The fruits are rounded single-walled, similar to a plum, with a bluish waxy coating, 12 mm in diameter, tart-sour to taste, ripen late. Honeybee, gives bees mainly pollen-pollen and a little nectar.