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Sambucus nigra 'Black Beauty' (Gerda)
Sambucus nigra 'Black Beauty' (Gerda)
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Sambucus nigra 'Black Beauty' (Gerda)

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Grown for its strikingly intense purple foliage and harmonious clear pink flowers, lemon-muscat scented, followed by purple-black elderberries, suitable for winemaking.

Suitable for: Sun or partial shade, any fertile soil, chalk tolerant. 

Height and Spread in 10 yeats: Up to 3m (10ft), if not pruned.

Planting: Water thoroughly before planting. Plant in hole large enough to avoid disturbing rootball. Re-fill hole with soil previously mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Care: Keep moist in first year. Prune to ground in Winter every 2-3 year, or take out old wood.

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