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SAMBUCUS nigra 'Golden Tower'

Commonly known as Common elder

Deeply cut bright golden leaves. Upright and narrow habit

Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£14.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £12.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2020 - These plants are not available until September/October 2019
Specimen £55.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2020
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre

 

  • Deciduous - pinnate, deeply incised leaves to 20cm (8in) long with toothed leaflets
  • White
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Tall Shrub - upright shrub with stout shoots
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - wildlife plant - insects, berries. For best foliage cut back to ground level each spring and mulch with compost or well-rotted manure
  • Pests & Diseases - black fly infest young shoots and foliage. Verticillium wilt
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - flattened panicles
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Gold -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1m (39in)
 

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