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Sambucus nigra

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height12ft (3.7m)Exposed/WindyNo
  Damp ShadeYes
Av. Growth/Year*2-3ft (60-90cm)Dry ShadeYes
Wet SitesYes
NativeYesCoastal AreasYes
EvergreenNoChalky SoilYes

Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.

ELDER (Sambucus nigra)
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Elderflowers in native hedgerow.

Fast growing native deciduous shrub with large clusters of creamy-white flowers in June followed in autumn by large bunches of shiny black elderberries. Can be grown as a shrub in a wild area or put in a mixed native hedge. Both flowers and berries are widely used to make delicious wines and cordials. Elder grows well by the sea. It is rarely eaten by cattle.
SHRUB 12ft x 15ft (3.7m x 4.6m).

 Price per plant forAvailability
 Br 2-3ft
2.191.691.561.35 Bare rooted stock will be available
from Nov., see below/right.

Br = Bare rooted cutting, layer etc.

We can only sell bare-rooted plants when they are dormant. This is later this year than normal due to the mild weather.

All prices include VAT where applicable.

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