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botanical name:
Sambucus nigra 'Aureomarginata'
Sambucus nigra 'Aureomarginata' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Elder
family:  Adoxaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: black
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Leaflets are dark green with irregular bright yellow margins. Slower growing and smaller than the species. White flowers followed by clusters of black berries.

cultivation:
Moist well drained soil in sun or part shade. Tolerant of a wide range of conditions and easy to grow.
Prune back hard in early spring.

propagation:
By cuttings.

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