Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking'

Viking Black Chokeberry

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate -
Mature Height - 3-6 feet high
Mature Width - 5-6 feet high
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Large clusters of white flowers in May.
Fruit - Present from fall through spring,lustrous black fruits resemble large black currants with very high vitamin C content. Originally developed in Europe as an orchard plant.
Leaf - Glossy dark green
Fall Color - Incredible hues of red, purple, and orange
Bark -
Other Features - The name "chokeberry" comes from the astringency of the fruits which are inedible when raw
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Will tolerate some drought and will grow in dry soils but prefers well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay soils with a pH of acidic to slightly alkaline. Good, low maintenance plant.
Native Habitat - Chokeberries are understory and woodland edge plants
Diseases and Insects -
Strength - Transplants well
Weakness -

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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 melanocarpa.