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Sambucus nigra 'Black Tower' (Eiffel 1)

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Sambucus nigra 'Eiffel 1' - Black Tower Elder

More About Sambucus nigra Black Tower ('Eiffel 1') (PP23683)

  • Bright pink fragrant blooms
  • Serrated leaves emerge green, maturing dark burgundy, almost black
  • Upright selection
  • Black-red berries in the fall
  • Bloom Time: Summer

Interesting Notes:

All parts of the plant are toxic to pets and livestock. But because of the distinctive odour of the leaves, animals tend to avoid it.

Zone:

4

Height:

175-200 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Black Tower Elderberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

Black Tower will thrive in full sun to partial shade. Adaptable to many conditions, even some standing water and urban environments. Stems are weak-wooded. If grown for fruit production, planting more than one cultivar will increase production on both.


Sambucus nigra Black Tower ('Eiffel 1') (PP23683) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Berries
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Columnar

Foliage Color

Burgundy

Landscape uses

Specimen