Elderberry 'Black Tower'

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Black Tower is an upright columnar shrub with dark stems and large serrated leaves that emerge celery green and mature to burgundy to almost jet black. Its pink flowers are followed by black-purple berries that attract wildlife.

Plant Details


Latin Name:
Sambucus nigra 'Eiffel 1'
Plant Type:
Deciduous Shrub
Care :
Grow in medium to wet, well-drained soils but prefers moist, humusy ones. Spreads by root suckers to form colonies. Prune suckers as they appear unless naturalizing.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun
  • Partial Shade
Upright, columnar habit.
Plant Height:
6-8 Feet
Plant Width:
3-4 Feet
Large, serrated burgundy-black leaves.
Pink flowers are followed by purplish-black berries.
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Special Features:
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Songbirds
  • Supports Naturalizing
  • Tolerant of Wet Locations
  • Edible
  • Fragrant