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Black Tower Elderberry

SKU: AM014569
per Plant - 4" Pot
No longer available this season.
'Black Tower' Elderberry is a stunning, purple shrub that creates multi-seasonal interest with beautiful pink blooms, deep-purple foliage, and blackish-red berries that are enjoyed by wildlife. Deer resistant and easy to grow, 'Black Tower' will thrive in full sun to partial shade. Like all elderberries, this one is a perfect choice for creating a fast-growing hedge or privacy screen. PPAF (Sambucus nigra)
key features
Botanical Name
Sambucus nigra Black Tower PP#23633
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Privacy
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Height
72-96" tall (6-8 feet)
Bloom Time
Early summer


72-96" tall (6-8 feet) x 36-48" wide. A fast-growing, upright shrub with dramatic burgundy foliage, ‘Black Tower’ Elderberry brings a mass of leaves and attractive pink flower clusters to the landscape. Deep purple-red berries follow later in the season, providing food for hungry songbirds who seek shelter within the branches. Elderberries make excellent privacy and wind screens, as they are quick to grow tall and fill out thickly. Tolerant of partial shade and average soils, they are known for their ease of care.