Elderberry or Sambucus can be herbaceous perennials, deciduous shrubs or small trees, with pinnate leaves and umbels or panicles of small creamy-white flowers followed by red, white or black berries.
Cultivation Easy to grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soils and also thrives on extremely chalky sites
Propagation Propagate by softwood or hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance Wildlife Gardens Coastal
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