CRCCD – Black Chokeberry EcoR


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Aronia melanocarpa

CT  DR  RG  E  P  EcoR

Soil:  Well-drained
Light:  Full to Part Sun
Moisture:  Average to Moist
Plant Height: 3 to 6 feet
Plant Width:  3 to 5 feet
Pests:  None
Landscape Value:  Great for mass plantings, in borders, and naturalized areas, and in rain gardens.  Useful for bank stabilization and erosion control.

Small, mounded shrub with slender, multiple stems and reddish-brown bark.  Glossy, dark green foliage turns crimson red in the fall. Showy clusters of fragrant white flowers bloom in May, followed by black-purple berries that persist into winter, providing a food source for songbirds.  Tolerates infertile soil and flooding.  Fruits are very tart when eaten raw, but can be used to make tasty jams and jellies.

1 gallon pot, 18-24 inches tall