Purple Chokeberry

fruit on Purple Chokeberry

Botanical Name: Aronia prunifilia

Height: to about 2 m but usually shorter in gardens.

Season of bloom: May

Growing Conditions: Best in full sun. Ordinary soil; tolerates wet soil.

Wildlife benefits: Flowers for pollinators and fruit for birds.

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No. Seed collected in Nova Scotia

Remarks: Foliage colours vivid red in autumn. Shrub may sucker.

Similar species: Black Chokeberry.

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