Aronia x prunifolia
- Common Name(s):
- Purple chokeberry
Native to eastern US; fruit attracts birds
- 10-12 ft.
- Alternate, simple, dark green leaves; wine-red to purplish red fall color
- 0.5-in., white flowers on terminal corymb; lustrous purplish-black drupe; persists into winter
- 4 to 7
- Sun to partial shade; range of soil types: wet, dry, poor
- Upright stems form a rounded shrub to small tree
- 8 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1413