Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace'
  • Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace'
  • Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace'
  • Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace'

Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace'

£12.95

(Cut-leaved Black Elder ) A splendid hardy shrub with lovely finely divided, purple-black leaves which are particularly striking when viewed against a bright background or open sky.

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A splendid hardy shrub with lovely finely divided, purple-black leaves which are particularly striking when viewed against a bright background or open sky. Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace' also has pretty clusters of rich pinkish-white flowers in midsummer.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace' grows to be a medium sized, upright shrub.
    • Height: 3 m (10 ft)
    • Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)
  • Notes: Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace' can be pruned back hard if required.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall), Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Special: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Leaf Colour - Purple/Red, Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Honey Fungus Resistant

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