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Due to very high order volumes, there is an order limiting system in place at present. At present orders are taking a week to process. Please be aware that courier deliveries can be delayed, due to high volumes.
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SAMBUCUS nigra laciniata

Commonly known as Cut-leaved elder, Fern-leaved elder

Finely divided fern-like leaves
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£14.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £12.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Deciduous - irregularly and finely-cut green foliage.
  • White
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub - upright, bushy shrub with stout leaflets. Produces white flowers in flattened panicles to 20cm (8in) across.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - easy-growing substitute for Japanese maple
  • Pests & Diseases - blackfly on young shoots and foliage. Verticillium wilt
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - musk scented
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Sambucus - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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