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Sambucus nigra Golden Tower
Common Name: Black Elderberry Family: Adoxaceae (The Viburnum family)

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.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - North America

Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypeShrub Secondary Bloom ColourYellow
Height6-10' Bloom TimeSpring - Summer
Spread3-5' FragranceYes
Light Exposure Foliage ColourGreen Gold
Soil Moisture Stem Colour
Hardiness5-8 BerriesYes
BC NativeNo

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