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Black chokeberry is a dependable small to medium sized shrub with upright, mounded habit. Small clusters of white flowers in spring are followed by glossy black fruit. Dark green foliage turns reddish-purple in the fall.  Sold in 2 gallon container.


Botanical name: Aronia melanocarpa
All Common Names: Black chokeberry
Family (English): Rose
Family (Botanic): Rosaceae
Tree or Plant Type: Shrub
Native Locale: Chicago area, Illinois, North America
Landscape Uses: Foundation, Massing, Mixed border, Specimen
Size Range: Medium shrub (5-8 feet), Small shrub (3-5 feet)
Light Exposure: Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily), Partial sun/shade (4-6 hrs light daily)
Hardiness Zones: Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5 (Chicago), Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Soil Preference: Acid soil, Wet soil
Tolerances: Occasional drought, Wet sites, Occasional flooding, Road salt
Season of Interest: Early winter, Mid spring, Late spring, Early fall, Mid fall, Late fall
Flower Color & Fragrance: White
Shape or Form: Mounded, Multi-stemmed, Thicket-forming
Growth Rate: Slow, Moderate

Black Chokeberry

$22.00 Regular Price
$11.00Sale Price