Morden Golden Glow Elder - Sambucus racemosa 'Morden Golden Glow'

Morden Golden Glow Elder Sambucus racemosa 'Morden Golden Glow'
Morden Golden Glow Elder Sambucus racemosa 'Morden Golden Glow'
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This introduction from the Morden Research Station features fine-textured golden foliage that ages to a rich green. Foliage often emerges with a reddish tint, along with showy creamy white flowers in spring followed by red berries. Compact size makes this variety ideal for the home landscape. A great alternative to Japanese Maples for colder climates.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Yellow
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Foundation
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
48-60"
Spread: 
48-60"
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Growth Habits: 
Round
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 3.8 (32 votes)

Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary but can be cut back to near ground level every year or every few years in spring to rejuvenate and promote vigorous new growth. 

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