- Weight: 0.4 lb
- Width: 6 in
- Depth: 4 in
- Height: 32 in
- Usage: Border Plants
- Zone: 9
- Bloom Color: White
- Exposure: Sun & Shade
- Bloom Season: Spring
- Height At Maturity: Under 10 Feet
- Ships: November Through April
- Categories: Shrubs
Black Chokeberry Shrub is a Rounded-Shape Shrub
Black Chokeberry Shrub is native to the eastern United States. It naturally forms a rounded shape and does not require pruning. It is resistant to most diseases and pests. Black Chokeberries are also tolerant of salts and compacted clay-like soils. They accept a wide range of moisture conditions. Propagation is typically through suckers but can also occur via seeds. Flowering occurs in mid-spring when showy, white, aromatic flowers appear in two to three-inch clusters. The flowers give way to berries that are a quarter to a half-inch in size. The berries ripen in late summer to early fall and are a deep purple-black color when ripe; Berry production is enhanced by total sun exposure. The berries typically remain on Black Chokeberry bushes into the winter season, attracting hungry wildlife throughout the winter months. The berries are edible when cooked and 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 Shrub is Disease and Pest Resistant and Accept a Wide Range Of Moisture Conditions
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. Black Chokeberry Shrub- Aronia Melanocarpa. Black Chokeberry Bush naturally forms a rounded shape and does not require pruning. Black Chokeberry Bush are also tolerant of salts and compacted clay-like soils. Black Chokeberry Bush has showy, white; aromatic flowers appear in two to three-inch clusters.