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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla Black Lace

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height10ft (3m)Exposed/WindyYes
  Damp ShadeNo
Av. Growth/Year*6ins (15cm)Dry ShadeYes
Wet SitesYes
NativeNoCoastal AreasYes
EvergreenNoChalky SoilYes

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

ELDERBERRY, BLACK LACE (Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla Black Lace)
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Beautiful shrub with deeply cut purple-black foliage which turns deep red in autumn before falling. Flat heads, up to 15cm (6ins) across, of black buds open to clusters of tiny pink, lemon scented flowers. These then form large bunches of black elderberries which are delicious for wine, juice and cordials. The flowers can also be used for wine making or flavouring other fruits. Height and spread if not pruned 10ft x 10ft (3m x 3m).

This plant is registered for Plant Breeders' Rights. Propagation by unlicensed growers is prohibited.

 Price per plant forAvailability
 Pg 8-12ins
6.996.59 Currently out of stock.

Pg = Pot grown.

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