Sambucus racemosa Sutherland Gold

Sambucus racemosa Sutherland Gold

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Mainly grown for its vivid foliage which is bright yellow and beautifully feathered. Attractive conical heads of creamy white flowers appear in May-June followed by vivid red elder fruit in September. Holds the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit for its reliable performance, stability of colour and form, and good resistance to pests and diseases. A lovely low maintenance deciduous shrub that needs little pruning once established. Needs shelter and moderately fertile, humus rich soils. Will thrive in chalky sites. Height 2m. 50-60cm loose rooted shrub supplied.

Key Product Information

Season Interest Summer
Flower Colour RED
Foliage Colour YELLOW
Preferred Location
  • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
  • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade
Positive attributes
  • Excellent for cut flowers
    cut-flower
  • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
    container
How Supplied Bare Rooted Shrub Supplied
Delivery Delivery within 28 days

Key Product Information

Delivery within 28 days

Season Interest

Summer

Flower Colour

RED

Foliage Colour

YELLOW

Preferred Location
Suitable for planting in sunny locations
sun
Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
part-shade
How Supplied

Bare Rooted Shrub Supplied

Flowering Time

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Available to buy

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Plant Size

Mature Height 200cm
Mature Spread 200cm
Height Supplied 40cm
Height Supplied

40cm

Mature Height

200cm

Mature Spread

200cm

Planting Plant with soil firmly surrounding the roots and with a little space on both sides to expand/develop.
Soil Type Plant in any good quality garden soil
Pruning Remove any unwanted/damaged shoots in late winter/early spring
Planting

Plant with soil firmly surrounding the roots and with a little space on both sides to expand/develop.

Soil Type

Plant in any good quality garden soil

Pruning

Remove any unwanted/damaged shoots in late winter/early spring

Plant in fertile, well drained soil. They prefer the soil to be moist and humus rich, if possible.
They will grow well in full sun or partial shade. They will tolerate hard pruning and grow to 2-2.5m in height and spread.
  • Information
  • Key Product Information

    Season Interest Summer
    Flower Colour RED
    Foliage Colour YELLOW
    Preferred Location
    • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
      sun
    • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
      part-shade
    Positive attributes
    • Excellent for cut flowers
      cut-flower
    • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
      container
    How Supplied Bare Rooted Shrub Supplied
    Delivery Delivery within 28 days

    Key Product Information

    How Supplied

    Bare Rooted Shrub Supplied

    Delivery within 28 days

    Season Interest

    Summer

    Flower Colour

    RED

    Foliage Colour

    YELLOW

    Preferred Location
    Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
    Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade

    Flowering Time

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Available to buy

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Plant Size

    Mature Height 200cm
    Mature Spread 200cm
    Height Supplied 40cm
    Height Supplied

    40cm

    Mature Height

    200cm

    Mature Spread

    200cm

    Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.
    Soil Type Well drained fertile soil.
    Pruning Deadhead as necessary to prolong flowering.
    Planting

    Plant with soil firmly surrounding the roots and with a little space on both sides to expand/develop.

    Soil Type

    Plant in any good quality garden soil

    Pruning

    Remove any unwanted/damaged shoots in late winter/early spring

  • Planting & growing Instructions
  • Plant in fertile, well drained soil. They prefer the soil to be moist and humus rich, if possible.
    They will grow well in full sun or partial shade. They will tolerate hard pruning and grow to 2-2.5m in height and spread.