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Black Chokeberry


Attracts pollinators with spring flowers and birds with berries that cling through the winter.

  • One to one and a half metres tall
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Sand, loam or clay soils

Common Name: Black chokeberry
Latin Name: Aronia melanocarpa
Type: Small shrub
Moisture: Dry to moist
Tolerances: Drought, compaction, salt
Description: Clusters of fragrant white flowers in the spring. Dark purple berries enjoyed by birds like cardinals and waxwings also provide winter interest.
Planting Notes: Tolerates wet soil. Allow suckers to spread to make an attractive, low hedge, or clip to keep compact.

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