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Sambucus williamsii

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sam-BYOO-kus wil-YUMS-ee-eye
Description

A large shrub or small tree with highly visible narrow elliptic lenticels on the trunk.  It tolerates wind, air pollution, and shade.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous#shade tolerant#deciduous shrub#shade garden#air pollution tolerant#wind tolerant#pollinator plant#heavy shade tolerant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous#shade tolerant#deciduous shrub#shade garden#air pollution tolerant#wind tolerant#pollinator plant#heavy shade tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Sambucus
    Species:
    williamsii
    Family:
    Viburnaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Siberia, Korea, Japan
    Wildlife Value:
    Flowers are pollinated by insects.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Tree
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Moist
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Bark:
    Surface/Attachment:
    Lenticels
    Bark Description:
    Narrow ellipitic lenticles
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Pith is brown
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Pollinator Garden
    Shade Garden
    Attracts:
    Pollinators
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Heavy Shade
    Pollution
    Wind