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Sambucus nigra f. laciniata

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A magnificent shrub with deeply cut green leaves, Sambucus nigra 'Laciniata' has very ornamental foliage and looks a little like the Japanese Maples. Wide clusters of creamy-white flowers appear on the branches in early to mid summer and stand out well against the dark green leaves.

A superb back border shrub for foliage which can be pruned hard if required.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (30 - 50 cm tall)

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Sambucus nigra  f. laciniata | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Sambucus nigra  f. laciniata | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Sambucus nigra  f. laciniata | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£9.50

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: June.
Flower Colour: Creamy white
Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
Habit: Sambucus nigra 'Laciniata' grows to be a large rounded shrub.
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)

Notes: Sambucus nigra 'Laciniata' can be pruned back hard if required.

Plant Finder: about Sambucus nigra f. laciniata

Common names

Cut-leaved Elder, Fern-leaved Elder

Description

Sambucus nigra f. laciniata (Cut-leaved Elder). This is an elder with dark green, deeply dissected, fern-like leaves and flat corymbs of small cream-white flowers in summer. Glossy purple-black berries are produced in early autumn.

Cultivation

Can tolerate extremely chalky soils.

Interest and use

Grown for foliage interest and flowers.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Sambucus nigra  f. laciniata | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

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