Aronia melanocarpa

Common name: Black Chokeberry

Native plant

The common name “chokeberry” accurately describes the taste of the berries. Even the birds don’t eat them until late fall! Blooms white in late April/early May. Fruit turns black in August. Fall color is a vibrant red-orange. Its primary habitat is in the swamp, but it will do great in good garden soil. Does best in full to half-day sun.


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Pricing information per unit for 5 gallon growing method
1 to 10 units $19.50
11 to 24 units $17
25 or more units $14.50

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Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry), Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Full Sun

Bloom period

Late Spring

Urban environment

Compacted/New Construction Soils, Yards that Flood

Growth form


Growth rate


Flower color


Fall color

Red Purple


Mature height
6 Feet
Mature width
4 Feet
Max height
10 Feet
Max width
10 Feet

Additional information

Pollinator hot spot

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