LACED UP® Elderberry

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Height: 6-10' Width/Spread: 3-.5'

You’ve never seen an elderberry like Laced Up® before: it combines a striking fastigiate habit with lacy, near-black foliage. The effect is something like a flock of birds taking flight. Pink flowers in early summer turn to black fruit if a pollinator like Black Lace® or Instant Karma® elderberry is planted nearby.


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Light: Gets the best foliage color and flower set when exposed to a minimum of four hours of sun, up to all day exposure.

Soil: Will grow in most soil types.

Water: Thrives in a range of conditions and is actually quite drought tolerant once it’s established.

Fertilizing: Doesn’t really need fertilizer, but you can apply some in the springtime if you’ve noticed the flower coverage isn’t that impressive.

Pruning: Doesn’t typically need pruning.

Botanical Name

Sambucus nigra 'SNR1292' PP#29,051, CBR#6310

Zone

4, 5, 6, 7

Flower Color

Pink

Foliage Color

Black, Purple

Height

6-10'

Width/Spread

3-.5'

Exposure

Full Sun, Part Sun

Soil

Moist, Wet

Season of Interest

Early Summer

Uses

Foundations, Specimen, Woodland gardens

Features

Alkaline soil, Clay soil, Deer resistant, Drought tolerant, Edible, Foliage interest

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