Aronia prunifolia (Purple chokeberry)

$35.00

Mature Height: 5-7 feet
Mature Spread: 4-6 feet
Growth Rate: Slow
Growth Form: Upright, somewhat rounded suckering shrub
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Site Requirements: Wet to moist soil
Flower: White cluster
Bloom Period: May
Foliage: Glossy dark green
Fall Color: Bright red-orange, purple
Fruit Notes: Shiny black berry, 3/8″
Photo credits: Possibility Place and Sharon Yiesla

10 in stock

SKU: 1124 Category:

Description

Description from Possibility Place: One of the finest fall color shows put on by our locally native shrubs. Deep reds and purples in the fall and the clear white flowers that mark the others of this genus it makes a fine addition to yards that tend to be damp for one periods. We recommend that you plant it in sunnier spots of your yard and space it a touch wide so that they don’t get leggy which they tend to do when shaded. At one point it was consider, and still is in some books, as a cross between Aronia melanocarpa and Aronia arbutifolia. It is our opinion that it is its own species do to the certain morphological cues and that it occurs in areas that the other species do not occur. One of a very fine group of shrubs for birds, butterflies and beauty.

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