MOONSHINE DESIGNS NURSERY
Milan, Illinois
Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Seeds Shipped To Your Door

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Autumn Magic Black Chokeberry

 

Aronia melanocarpa

   

                                                            Spring Flowers                                          Summer/fall berries


This fast-growing shrub does fine in wet or dry soil, in sun or partial shade, even in poor soils.

This vase shaped shrub, branching from the base, 5-7 ft in height and width, with touches of red in every season including; white flowers with red stamens in spring, brilliant orange/red fall foliage and clusters of black berries in fall and winter that are an important source of food for several wildlife species..

Makes an excellent specimen shrub, border shrub or even use for erosion control.

May be pruned to desired size.  Also has been used for a natural windbreak or snow fence. Makes a nice tall hedge when spaced at 5'.

Bird watchers take note:   The berries are eaten by cedar waxwings, chickadees, grouse, catbirds, eastern meadowlarks and others.

Fruit is edible and a good source of vitamin C.  Commonly used for juice, jams, jellies, and syrup.

Zones:  4-7

   

Fall Color

Container grown shipped semi-bare root.

1 Gallon* size; 24"+; branched & Pruned.   Plants over 48" will be cut back for shipping.

 

*Trade size container.  Actually .86 gallon

 

Container grown; shipped semi-bare root.  Shipping March through November .  Plants shipped late fall and early spring will be dormant.

 

Item Name: Autumn Magic Chokeberry GAL SBR  Item Number: 76174

 

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