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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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SAMBUCUS nigra laciniata

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. 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 Early Spring 2022
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
  • Leaf form
    Pinnate see photos above
  • Leaf margin
    Incised see photos above
  • 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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