Blackthorn

60-80 cm Prunus spinosa

Blackthorn
2.50 *Prices include VAT
The 1 cm thick, round fruits are black-blue, slightly ripened and stand upright on a short stalk. They ripen in September and October.
The acid-bitter flesh is only edible after the frost. It contains 0.4-0.5 percent organic acids, the same amount of pectin, 5-10 percent sugar, 12 percent minerals and about 100 mg vitamin C. They can be eaten dried and in fruit juice, purée, wine liqueur, jelly and mamelade.
Available from 15 October to 15 April
Discount scheme
  • 3 = € 2.50
  • 10 = € 1.95
  • 25 = € 1.75
  • 100+ = € 1.65

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