ARONIA

Commonly known as Chokeberry

Genus of 2 species of deciduous shrub, sometimes classified as Photinia, from woodland clearings, scrub and swamps in eastern North America, conveniently available in red-, black- or purple-berried forms.

The black berries contain significant amounts of anthocyanins, used in cancer research, and are ingredients in juices and teas or eaten dried.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Suckering shrubs. Grown for their white, sometimes pink-tinged flowers in bunches to 6cm (2½in) wide, their autumn colour and red or black fruits.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant. Birds.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Eastern North America
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
Aronia - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of ARONIA

 

ARONIA arbutifolia 'Brilliant'

Purple chokeberry

pink apple blossom-like buds opening white, good autumn colour

 
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ARONIA melanocarpa 'Autumn Magic'

ARONIA melanocarpa 'Autumn Magic'

Black chokeberry

white hawthorn-like flowers in spring, black fruits and brilliant autumn colour

 
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ARONIA x prunifolia 'Nero'

ARONIA x prunifolia 'Nero'

Purple chokeberry

purple-black fruits. A hybrid between the two species above

 
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