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botanical name:
Sambucus nigra f. laciniata
Sambucus nigra f. laciniata © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Fern-leaved Elder
family:  Adoxaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 3.00m
width: 2.40m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: black
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Attractive form of the common elder with finely divided fern like leaves.

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.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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