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Red-Berried Elder

Sambucus racemosa

Also known as

European Red Elder, Red Elderberry, Scarlet Elderberry, Red-berried elder, European red elder, Elder

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5m

Max

3m

2m

Min

1.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Red-Berried Elder Overview

A member of the Honeysuckle family, this grows in the wild in Northern Europe.

How to propagate Red-Berried Elder

Cuttings

Propagation is from seeds in the autumn or cuttings in the summer or winter.

Seed

Special features of Red-Berried Elder

Attracts bees

Other uses of Red-Berried Elder

Specimen, attractive flowers and fruits. Suitable for coastal conditions.