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Sambucus Nigra

Botanical Name:

Sambucus nigra

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Plant Type

Shrub, Tree, Shrub.

Lifespan

Woody, Perennial

Flower

Yellowish white to cream flowers on large 5" to 8" flat-topped umble-like cymes in summer. Flowers smell musky.

Fruit

Lustrous glossy black fruits 3/8" across in late summer to fall.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Dipsacales

Family

Adoxaceae

Genus

Sambucus

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