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Black Chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa)

Scientific Name: Aronia melanocarpa
Available Size: 4-6′

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Description

Type: Deciduous shrub

Family: Rosaceae

Height: 3-6 feet

Spread: 3-6 feet

Native Range: Eastern North America, found only in Stoddard county in Missouri

Site Requirements:

Soil: tolerant to wide range of soil types

Water: Medium

Sunlight needs: Full sun to part shade

Tolerates: wet soil

Landscape use: Hedge, rain garden

Brief Description: Open, upright, spreading, rounded but leggy shrub. Best used in naturalized areas where suckering colonial habit does not need to be restrained.

Wildlife Benefits

Possible Problems: No serious insect or disease problems. Some susceptibility to leaf spot and blight.

Stand out Features: Showy white flowers in spring

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