Sambucus Nigra Porphyrophylla Black Beauty ® Gerda 12L Container

Price £ 45.00
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Sambucus Nigra Porphyrophylla Black Beauty ® Gerda 12L Container

Price £ 45.00
  • Quantity
Stock
1 unit in stock
  •  Free Collect in Store Service 
  •  Free Local Delivery within 5 miles from garden centre
Elder
Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Gerda' (Black Beauty)

Description: An upright, deciduous shrub or small tree with burgundy-black, pinnate leaves. Sweet, lemon-scented blooms are carried in dense panicles in early summer, followed by glossy black elderberries that are loved by birds.

History: Raised at Horticultural Research International, East Malling, Kent. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Sambucus Growing Tips: Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soils, also thrives on extremely chalky sites. Tolerates shade, but colours best in sun. Fruit and flowers may be used for flavouring, wine and cooking.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 3m x 2m

General attributes
Award-winning Award-winning
Text Purple Foliage
Text Bushy
Ornamental attributes
Small tree size after 10 years
Flowering month - May
Scented flowers
Fruit for wildlife
Chalk tolerant
Wet tolerant
Hard prune
  • EAN code
    13751

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