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Sambucus nigra Golden Tower


Sambucus nigra Golden Tower is has a columnar form clothed in dissected golden and lime green foliage.

Sambucus nigra Golden Tower 'Jdeboer001' is an amazing columnar addition to the elderberries with strongly upright stems 6-8 feet tall and only 3-4 feet wide covered in dissected golden and lime green foliage. Flat-topped clusters of white, self-fertile flowers in early summer can be followed by purple-black, edible berries. More fruit is produced if a different cultivar is also present. Tolerant of moist sites.

Common Name: Black Elderberry

Family: Adoxaceae (The Viburnum family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-8

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 6-10'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: Yes

Berries: Black

Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Hedgerows, scrub, woods, roadsides, and waste places especially on disturbed base-rich and nitrogen-rich soils.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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