Brilliant Red Chokeberry
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Forms a suckering colonyMature Height - 6-8 feet highMature Width - 3-5 feet wideLongevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - White or slightly reddish flowers about 1/3" diameter borne in 9-20 flowered corymbsFruit - Glossy red fruit persists into winter; better fruit set than species. Birds dislike because of astringent tasteLeaf - Waxy, lustrous, dark green leaves; alternate, simple, 1.5-3.5" long, .5-.75" wideFall Color - Brilliant scarlet fall color, better than species.Bark - Other Features - Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Full sun, well-drained soil; tolerates poorer soilsNative Habitat - Native to both wet and dry thickets in Eastern USDiseases and Insects - Leaf spots, twig and fruit blight results in gray, powdery mold over affected plant parts; round-headed apple borer; none seriousStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Chokeberry.- Other plants of the family Rosaceae.- Other plants of the genus Aronia.- Other plants of the species Aronia arbutifolia.