20 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
European Red Elder 'Plumosa Aurea' Overview
This small tree produces golden leaves which are finely cut. In autumn they develop a red tinge.
Common problems with European Red Elder 'Plumosa Aurea'
How to harvest European Red Elder 'Plumosa Aurea'
Collect berries when they've turned a vivid red.
How to propagate European Red Elder 'Plumosa Aurea'
Take softwood or hardwood cuttings.
Special features of European Red Elder 'Plumosa Aurea'
Other uses of European Red Elder 'Plumosa Aurea'
This plant will tolerate a hard pruning to keep it's size in check which makes it a useful plant or hedges or screens. Also frequently planted in wildlife friendly gardens it's tolerance to moist soils makes it a good choice for clay soils and coastal gardens.