Sambucus Serenade

 

Maple-like serrated bronzy foliage which turns green. Pink-white fls June-September Very tough, vigorous, useful for shelter belts, windbreaks and hedging or as a border specimen or woodland garden subject. Height 1.8 meters in 10 years.

 

Plant in moist fertile well drained soil. Full Sun, Hardy.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.