Bare Root Elder - Sambucus Nigra
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Economy or Premium SelectionEconomy - rooted into its pot but a further season before moving up a pot size.
Premium - more growth in its pot. More mature than Economy
“You only want to plant a hedge once so buy the best and invest in quality English grown plants”
Elder - Sambucus Nigra makes a good choice within a mixed wildlife friendly natural hedge. Delightful scented white flowers in early summer followed by the familiar abundance of glossy black fruits. Elder flowers and berries are used in wine making. Provides good food for wildlife.
Our Elder hedge plants are English grown from genuine English origin stock. They are established and fully graded transplants, not cheaper or inferior seedling stock. The difference in quality is clear. Our Elder transplants have been grown for 2 years, producing a more fibrous root system enabling them to establish more easily with a higher rate of success. Our Elder transplants are also more heavily branched giving you a more established looking hedge.
Some suppliers use the word “native” to describe their Elder plants but this does not necessarily mean that they are English grown or of English origin. Many are imported from continental Europe. As growers with over 40 years of growing experience we are happy to pass on our knowledge and advice. Don’t compromise on quality. When you want the best choose quality English grown, English origin Elder from Botanica.
Bare Root Elder plants are only available during the season November to March. We offer a discount when you pre-order your bare root plants for the following season. This will automatically appear according to the date you place your order. You will qualify for a discount when you buy in bulk. This will appear in your Shopping Basket.
To use more established plants and plant all year round see our container grown Elder page
To see more about why we believe that buying English grown Elder is important click here
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