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Aronia (Black Chokeberry)

$16.95

This is a vase shaped shrub, branching from the base, 6-10 ft in height, with touches of red in every season including; white flowers with red stamens in spring, orange/red fall foliage and clusters of Black edible berries in fall and winter.

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Description

Aronia melanocarpa

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Native to wetlands and wet woods from Florida to Nova Scotia, this fast-growing shrub does fine in wet or dry soil, in sun or partial shade, even in poor soils.

This is a vase shaped shrub, branching from the base, 6-10 ft in height, with touches of red in every season including; white flowers with red stamens in spring, orange/red fall foliage and clusters of Black edible berries in fall and winter.

Use for: Naturalizing, border shrub, wildlife habitat, accent plant, screen, or erosion control.

The berries are eaten by cedar waxwings, chickadees, grouse, catbirds, eastern meadowlarks and others.

Fruit is edible and a good source of vitamin C.  Commonly used for juice, jams, jellies, and syrup.

Zones:  4-7

12-24″ plant size at time of shipping.

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs

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