Black Chokeberry
Black Chokeberry

Black Chokeberry

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Tree Pick-up will be in mid-April to early May. Details will be sent to those who order in early spring.

Each bundle contains 25 seedlings. 

Scientific Name: Aronia melanocarpa

Mature Height: 3-8 ft.

Mature Spread: 2-6 ft.

Hardiness: Zones 3-8

Soil: Prefers wet, acidic soil but will tolerate occasional drought, flooding and road salt.

Light: Full sun to partial sun/shade

Growth Rate: Moderate to slow

Additional Information: Open, upright and spreading deciduous shrub with glassy dark green leaves. Native to low woods, swamps, bogs and moist thickets, but occasionally found in dry upland areas. Clusters of white flowers bloom in spring. Black autumn berries are tart to bitter off the bush, but can be used to make tasty jams, jellies, syrup and wine. Spreads slowly to form a thicket, providing shelter for a variety of birds. Works well in a hedge or rain garden. Fall color is orange to burgundy.

1-year-old seedlings, 12-18”.