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Aronia x prunifolia

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Tags:
#white#sun#black#deciduous#fall color#small tree#full sun#partial shade#white flowers#shrub#white flower#purple leaves#tree#red leaves#winter interest#fall interest#dry soil#wet sites#poor soils#purple fruit
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Aronia
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    eastern US
    Wildlife Value:
    Fruit attracts birds.
    Play Value:
    Wildlife Enhancement
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    range of soil types: wet, dry, poor;
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Rounded
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Black
    Purple/Lavender
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Winter
    Fruit Description:
    Fruit attracts birds. This plant has lustrous purplish-black drupes that persists into winter.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Corymb
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
    Flower Description:
    This plant has 0.5-in., white flowers on terminal corymb.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Purple/Lavender
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    This plant has alternate, simple, dark green leaves which have a wine-red to purplish red fall color.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Winter Garden
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Dry Soil
    Poor Soil
    Wet Soil