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Aronia prunifolia

Purple chokeberry

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & September
  • Height2m to 3m
  • Spread2m to 2.5m
  • Growth HabitBushy oval
  • Flower ColourWhite-pink
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Aronia prunifolia (Purple chokeberry). This species is an upright shrub, with obovate dark green leaves. The flowers are produced in corymbs of white-pink small blooms in late spring.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Other common names

Chokeberry

Origin

North America

Interest and use

Grown for the flowers, fruits and colourful autumn foliage.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

You should grow in any moist, well-drained soil in a sunny position or partial shade.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in the autumn, or softwood root cuttings in the early summer.

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