Chokeberry is a small shrub but can grow up to six feet tall in ideal conditions. It is a very attractive spreading shrub of the rose family with white flowers in May. An excellent choice for wet lake edge plantings, it prefers mesic to wet soil, and can tolerate partial shade. Deep red fall foliage
Wildlife Food & Cover: Good food-berries, songbirds Fair cover-escape
Flowers: Fragrant white flower in May
Fruit: Purple/black berries that hold into the winter
Ecosystem: Harwood Swamp, Alder Swamp, Lowland Hardwood Forest
Scientific Name: Aronia melanocarpa
Product Size at Purchase: 12-18"
Product Size at Maturity: 4-6'
Other: Brilliant red fall foliage with berries holding into winter