Variegated Foliage and Uniquely Tasting Fruit!
The Variegated Elderberry, Sambucus nigra 'Marginata', hasleaves with broad golden yellow margins at first, later fading to white-yellow. It has lacy, variegated, white-edged foliage and tasty berries.The affect is striking, creating a soft elegant appearance for your home landscape.
In the spring, your Elderberrys' branches will be graced by 5-8 inch, flat clusters of scented white flowers which later develop into black berries. Those unusual tasting berries are delicious in pies, jellies, jams, and wine.
The Elderberry also has a long history of medicinal uses. Elderberries contain more phosphorus and potassium than any other temperate fruit crop and it also rich in vitamin C.
One of the best features of your Variegated Elderberry is that it’s a veritable magnet for wildlife. Butterflies and other pollinators love it spring through summer, and birds and other wildlife will flock to it in the fall for the tasty berries.
The Elderberry can grow up to 12 feet tall and wide. It’s fast-growing, multi-stemmed shrub with a rounded nature. It’s quite hardy and won’t require any special care.
The Variegated Elderberry is a hardy shrub with decorative leaves, showy spring flowers, delicious berries and wildlife appeal.
All in all, it’s a shrub with a great deal to offer.
*Fruit is Rich in Vitamins and Nutrients
*Fast Growing Variegated Foliage
|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Sambucus nigra 'Marginata'|
|Mature Height||5 to 6 feet|
|Mature Spread||3 to 4 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|