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how hard do i have to cut it down


On plant Sambucus nigra


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I presume you mean pruning, with that type of Elder, if it is a young tree I would let it develop it's own shape for a year or two. Cutting back only promotes a lot of young growth and it is not altogether hardy.

21 Nov, 2009

 

And tends to be spindly with leaves far apart up the stem

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