Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Eva'

The lacy black-crimson leaves and its soft, smokey-pink dome flower put this elder in a class of its own. Its AGM proves it's a cracker. More
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The lacy black-crimson leaves and its soft, smokey-pink dome flower put this elder in a class of its own. Its AGM proves it's a cracker.

Genus Sambucas
Group/Species nigra
Variety Eva (syn. Black Lace)
Type Shrub
Common Name Black Elder
Border Position Border (Back)
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 3.0m (10ft)
Spacing 3.6m (12ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sun or Shade Elders will grow well on any site once they are well established. Add mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole for better establishment.
Care Tips This elder is quick to establish and can easily reach 6ft in 2-3 years. To keep in check simply pollard the plant or selectively prune on a yearly rotation to keep the height down.
Flowering June
Harvesting Flower production 1 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Eva' reviews

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Reviewed 4th November 2019 by Leigh

A much smaller plant than I was expecting.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Fiona