$15.00 – $30.00
Common Name: Black Chokeberry
- Habit: Shrub
- Light: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun), Full Sun (5+ hrs. direct sun)
- Water Needs: Average, Moist, Wet
- Height: 2-5′, 5-8′
- Flower: White, Apr.
- Fruit: Blue/Black edible berries containing multiple seeds, Aug-Sept.
- Fall Color: Yes
- Natural Habitat:Bog, Floodplain/Marsh, Woodland Edge, Riparian
Aronia melanocarpa, Black Chokeberry, is a prolifically fruiting shrub with sweet purple berries high in anthocyanins. An upright, twiggy shrub with multiple stems and sparse, alternate elliptical leaves. This shrub produces terminal clusters of small white flowers in the spring. Black Chokeberry is related to the Red Chokeberry, a common shrub in the Georgia Piedmont.