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Sambuca plant

Hi I have a Sambuca plant it's been beautiful however I think I have murdered it by bad pruning and now as of today I still cannot see any new shoots at the moment it looks all twiggy, have i killed it??

 Desperate Linda thanks


  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 34,530
    Almost definitely not. They're virtually indestructible. 
    Is that where the drink comes from ? ;)
  • DampGardenManDampGardenMan Posts: 1,054
    Is it Sambuca or Sambucus??? I've always used the latter ... whatever, mine is only just starting to sprout new growth so don't worry!
  • Phew!!!!! Really thought I had done some serious damage - I don't think its actually brewed from the plant LOL and anyway, myself and drinks just don't mix, but thanks for putting my mind at ease.


  • DampGardenManDampGardenMan Posts: 1,054
    You can make elderflower (Sambucus is elderberry) cordial and elderflower champagne :)
  • Wow that's pretty interesting actually, thanks for the feedback like I said, I am out there every morning just studying it, however, I have another one which I left alone, thank goodness,and that's already starting to sprout, and that it why I was worried because the other one just looks like big twigs!!!!! It looks heathier enough, I guess I just need to be patient lol.

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