Viking Black Chokeberry
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Mature Height - 3-6 feet highMature Width - 5-6 feet highLongevity -
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 greenFall Color - Incredible hues of red, purple, and orangeBark - Other Features - The name "chokeberry" comes from the astringency of the fruits which are inedible when rawPossible 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 plantsDiseases and Insects - Strength - Transplants wellWeakness -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 melanocarpa.