Black Chokeberry

Aronia melanocarpa

  • Fragrant white flowers
  • Glossy purple-black berries persist for a long period
  • Shiny green foliage turns to an outstanding red in the fall
  • Attracts birds
  • Salt tolerant
  • Bloom Time: Spring

ZONE:
4

COLOUR:
White

HEIGHT:
100-125 cm

SPREAD:
80-100 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Black chokeberry tolerates a wide range of soils and conditions including boggy. Will grow in full sun to partial shade, although best fruit production usually occurs in full sun. Remove root suckers to prevent colonial spread.

Additional Notes about Black Chokeberry:


Native to Ontario, Eastern Canada and Eastern USA.

Cultivars of Aronia melanocarpa are being grown as berry crops for their antioxidant properties by the health-conscious.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
FLOWERING TIME:
Spring
HABIT:
Upright
Clumping
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green

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work well with Aronia melanocarpa