More About Aronia melanocarpa
- Fragrant white flowers
- Glossy purple-black berries persist for a long period
- Shiny green foliage turns to an outstanding red in the fall
- Attracts birds
- Salt tolerant
- Bloom Time: Spring
Native to Ontario, Eastern Canada and Eastern USA.
Cultivars of Aronia melanocarpa are being grown as berry crops for their antioxidant properties by the health-conscious.
Black Chokeberry Growing and Maintenance Tips
Black chokeberry tolerates a wide range of soils and conditions including boggy. Will grow in full sun to partial shade, although best fruit production usually occurs in full sun. Remove root suckers to prevent colonial spread.
Aronia melanocarpa Characteristics
Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average
Landscape usesWoodland/woods edge
Suitable Substitutions for Aronia melanocarpa
Plants that work well with Black Chokeberry