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Sambucus nigra hedge plants

Elder hedging

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Elder hedging, or Sambucus nigra hedge plants to use the Latin name, brings a lot to a garden. The fragrant flowers appear in summer and the small, black elderberries that follow are high in vitamin C. Sambucus nigra also boasts dark green foliage that turns a lovely yellow in autumn.

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  • Best Features: Fragrant white flowers, dark green foliage, yellow foliage, berries
  • Ideal For Hedges: 1-4m
  • Growth Rate: Average to Fast | 30-60cm
  • Position: Sunny, partial shade, moist to normal soil, sheltered or exposed, inland
  • Also Consider: Other native hedging species

*Please note, 1 bare root = 1 Elder plant, not a bundle of plants. We use a mixture of bare root photos taken in leaf from our growing sites in summer, as well as during the bare root planting season when Elder may be defoliated.

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Elder hedging Root: Bare Root Root Type: Bare Root Height Now: 40/60cm Elder hedging 1+ £1.19 (ex VAT) 10+ £1.19 (ex VAT) 50+ £1.19 (ex VAT) 100+ £1.19 (ex VAT) 250+ £1.09 (ex VAT) In stock | Pre-Order | Nov 21
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Elder hedging Root: Bare Root Root Type: Bare Root Height Now: 60/90cm Elder hedging 1+ £1.49 (ex VAT) 10+ £1.49 (ex VAT) 50+ £1.49 (ex VAT) 100+ £1.49 (ex VAT) 250+ £1.39 (ex VAT) In stock | Pre-Order | Nov 21
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Elder hedge (Sambucus nigra) description

Sambucus nigra thrives in moist but well-drained soil and full sun. Elder can cope with partial shade but the more sun it gets the more fruit it will produce.

Common uses of Elder hedging

Elderberry flowers and fruits are edible and can be used in a variety of ways in the kitchen. Elder hedge plants also make a great rabbit deterrent as they can'€™t stand the smell!

Combine Sambucus nigra hedges with

You can mix your Sambucus nigra hedge plants with other shrubs for hedging.

Growth rate of Elder

Common Elder is fast growing and will achieve 40-60cm per year. Elder is great when kept to 1-4m high.

Care advice for Sambucus nigra hedging

A light prune in late winter or early spring is all Elder hedges require. Please view the Best4Hedging Care and Planting instructions in our Advice section.

Recommended planting density of Elder hedges

For information on planting density specific to Elder, please see the product table above. In the 'No. Per Metre' column you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.

Elder is available year round as Cell Grown and Pot Grown plants. Bare Root Sambucus nigra plants are available for delivery from early autumn and can be pre-ordered from mid-summer.

The bulk of our Elder hedging plants are UK grown by our hands-on nursery team who have many years of experience. On the odd occasion that we source Common Elder Hedges from outside of the UK we go to every length to ensure our suppliers cannot be beaten on quality. At best4hedging we strive to provide the freshest condition Elder plants of the highest achievable standard, all whilst maintaining our brilliant prices. Rest assured, you can buy Sambucus nigra hedging plants online with complete confidence.

Showing 20 of our total 40 reviews, with an average rating of 4 stars. Read all 40 reviews for Sambucus nigra hedge plants.
Review Summary - 4 out of 5 based on 40 ratings.
February 1, 2021 | Robert Mann
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

Good

January 28, 2021 | James Foster
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

Was much shorter than expected but otherwise fine.

November 16, 2020 | Penny Davison
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

Healthy good sized plants

August 11, 2020 | Sean Kehoe
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

One of my 3 plants was poor

April 5, 2020 | David Altringham
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

As Above

March 25, 2020 | Chris Knowles
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

As Above

November 27, 2019 | Sarah S. Glanville
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

Good strong healthy plant, bought mainly for the birds who love the berries, will look fantastic, can't wait for Spring.

August 17, 2019 | Anonymous
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

As Above

June 4, 2019 | Sasha McKinlay
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

All 4 are good quality plants

March 21, 2019 | Anonymous
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

As Above

October 22, 2018 | Beth Neal
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

Brilliant,excellent advice and prompt delivery,the [lants are super

June 20, 2018 | Robert Wade
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

Good size and healthy plants

April 4, 2018 | Ronnie Meadows
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

As Above

February 27, 2017 | Anonymous
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

Good

January 9, 2017 | Anonymous
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

Excellent

May 12, 2016 | Anonymous
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

product as described

May 12, 2016 | Anonymous
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

The plants look healthy and were a good size, but I think that they have suffered some frost damage, which I am hoping they will recover from.

April 13, 2016 | Anonymous
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

Good

April 7, 2016 | Anonymous
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

As Above

April 3, 2016 | Anonymous
Sambucus nigra hedge plants

As Above

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