Aronia melanocarpa (Black Chokeberry)
Aronia melanocarpa 'elata' - Black Chokeberry
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Aronia melanocarpa 'elata'

Black Chokeberry

Plant Type: Shrubs

A slightly taller selection of the native, elata is more vigorous but suckers less than the species, white flowers bloom in spring with persistent black fruit to follow that is loved by birds, brilliant red fall foliage color, fruit is very nutritious and can be used for pies or jellies, the persistent berries feed the first returning robins in spring.

  • Persistant fruit that birds love
  • Extremely hardy
  • Brilliant red fall foliage color
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Height:

6-8 ft

Spread:

10-12 in

Zone:

4-9

Aronia

Common Name: Black Chokeberry

The melanocarpa species of Chokecherry are a little easier to use in the landscape when compared to other types because of its dwarf size and pleasing form.  These shrubs will tolerate a wide range of soils, including wet soil. For best fruit production, plant in full sun.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

Dry

Nature Attraction

Attracts Hummingbirds
Songbirds

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Fall
Early Spring
Late Spring / Early Summer
Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

Fall