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Aronia melanocarpa

Common Name(s):
Black chokeberry
Cultivar(s):
Autumn Magic, Black Magic, Grandiflora
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; suckers profusely

Height:
3-5 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple 1- to 3-in., glossy, dark green leaves; wine-red fall color; color varies among seedlings
Flower:
0.3-in., off-white to pink flowers in spring; shiny blackish-purple fruit
Zones:
3 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil conditions from wet to dry
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Multi-stemmed shrub; spreading; open; rounded top; tends to become leggy with age; stiff, upright habit
Width:
3-5 ft.

NCCES plant id: 1412

Aronia melanocarpa Aronia melanocarpa