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Hello, I have this, what I assume is a plant, growing in my neighbours garden just the other side of my fence, it is 3 to 4 metres tall and has a solid stem, any help in identification would be greatly appreciated, thanks.

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  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Derbyshire but with a Nottinghamshire postcode. Posts: 16,470

    Elder.  Sambucus nigra.   It makes good compost when shredded and mixed with grass cuttings. The flowers are used for elderflower cordial and the berries make a tart wine.

  • fidgetbones, thank you very much for the information, and the ideas!

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