Deciduous (bare from Nov to April)
Leaves and Foliage
After 10 years:
9m (30 ft)
Sambucus nigra donum
Send our Elder Tree Gift to a loved one for its year round natural beauty. Fresh, green leaves unravel in spring, followed by fragrant elderflowers in summer, and shiny, black berries that are ready to be picked in autumn. Elderberries can be turned into jam, cordial and wine, or even put into pies. Our elder tree sapling makes for a refreshing birthday or culinary gift.
In Celtic mythology, the Elder tree is known as the ‘Protective Tree’. It was believed to protect people from evil spirits, so they were grown near homes and cribs were made out of its wood. For a thoughtful new baby or housewarming gift, try our Elder sapling.
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Hardy in the severest European continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK.
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Delivered from the nursery to their doorstep
Daughter bought tree for me to us as part of my meditation process its a beautiful wee specimen and hopefully its ancient lore will be gifted to me as it grows