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Elderberry (Hedging)

Sambucus nigra

Hardy Shrub

The Elderberry is a widely known and has a large number of uses, not only for its flowers which appear in profusion in summer, covering it in clusters of tiny white blooms, or it's berries which are often used for juice and wine making but also for other, medicinal and even mythical qualities. So if you are looking for a hedge that is practical, has culinary use and will even protect your house from lightening (according to folklore), then Sambucus nigra is it! Supplied as 50 - 80cm bareroots (20 - 31") Height: 8m (26'). Spread: 4m (13'). Planting Distance: 30cm (12"). (4 plants per metre for a single line hedge).

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
hedges, low maintenance garden, woodland garden
Flowering Period:
June, July
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 bare root hedging plant

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    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • £6.99
    • 10 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • £19.99
    • 25 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • £34.99
    • 50 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • £59.99
    • 100 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • £109.99
    • 250 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • £249.99
    • 500 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • £479.99
    • 1000 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • £929.99
Grow Sambucus in any moist but well drained soil in full sun or dappled shade, plants will also survive on poor, chalky soils.
Elderberry require very little pruning except for general maintenance and shaping in winter. However, if they become too tall after a few years, they will also respond well to hard, restrictive pruning.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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