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Black Chokeberry - 25 Plants

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Size 2-3'

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Based on 6 reviews
Philip Kramer
Black Chokeberry Bush

I have this in my backyard with double purposes. This fruit bearing shrub is a good source of food for birds and to my household.

Andy Phillips
Black chokeberry LIve Stakes

This plant shows a distinctive trait in three seasons. I cherish more when it starts to bear fruits since birds shall be hoovering around gracefully.

Angelina Peterson
Black Chokeberry Bush

I have this plant thriving very well for so many years. I never fail to make preserves out from its fruits thus I am feasting everytime it bears fruits.

Donald Comis
Black choke berry bush

Nice tall sapling arrived in time for fall planting, kept well moist with lots of gel.

Melissa Green
Black Chokeberry

This is a wonderful addition to my flower garden. Looks great where I planted it.

Black Chokeberry

Aronia melanocarpais a genus of deciduous shrubs. They are native to eastern North America and are usually found in swamps and wet woodland areas. These shrubs are used for ornamental gardening and as a food source.

The berries can be eaten straight from the bush and taste tart. Many people pucker when eating the chokeberries, which is why they got their name. These are commonly used in wine, juice, syrup, jam, beer, tea, salsa, chili, gummies, and ice cream.

This shrub is small to medium in size. It typically grows two to three feet in height and three to four feet in width. It blooms in the spring, the flowers are small white clusters, and they mature into blackberries.

The flower clusters are two to a half inches wide. The dark green foliage of the plant turns a reddish-purple shade in the fall. Leaves alternate and grow from one to three inches in length. Berries grow to 1/3 to 1/2 of an inch in size and can last into the early winter months. The bark has visible lenticels and is dark brown and very smooth. It has a slow-growing nature and reaches maturity at five years old.

The plant is a member of the rose family. They grow best in partial shade (up to fifty percent sunlight). It is hard to zone 3 to 8 and tolerate full sun. While the plant prefers acidic, moist, and swampy soil, it can acclimate itself to tolerate sandy and dry land.

The plant is easy to maintain; it requires pruning in the spring after blooming, and it is recommended to mulch around the bush in landscaping.

At three to eight feet high and with a spread of two to six feet, it also can be used to form hedges or to fill in gardens and natural landscapes. Its tendency to produce suckers allows it to spread quickly and aids erosion control. It naturally creates a rounded shape and does not require pruning.

While it prefers full sun, it will grow well in partial shade and is hardy to USDA zones three to eight. It is resistant to most diseases and pests. They are also tolerant of salts and compacted clay-like soils. They accept a wide range of moisture conditions but prefer not to be waterlogged for long.

Black Chokeberry Bush is Disease and Pest Resistant Addition to Gardens and Natural Landscapes

Propagation is typically through suckers but can also occur via seeds.

Flowering occurs mid-spring when showy, white, aromatic flowers appear in two to three-inch clusters. The flowers give way to berries a quarter to a half-inch in size. When ripe, the berries ripen in late summer to early fall and are a deep purple-black color.

Total sun exposure enhances berry production. The berries typically remain on these bushes in winter, attracting hungry wildlife throughout the winter months. The berries are edible when cooked and can be used in baked goods, jellies, juices, and preserves. The berries have numerous health benefits because they contain an extremely high concentration of antioxidants.

Black Chokeberry Bush is an ornamental shrub.

The bushes are also valuable ornamentals for any landscape. In addition to their beautiful spring flowers, they are resplendent in the fall with vibrant displays of red-orange to purple leaves. When allowed to form a dense group, they provide a valuable windbreak for gardens and shelter for numerous types of wildlife.

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