Aronia arbutifolia--Red Chokeberry

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Aronia arbutifolia--Red Chokeberry

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Red chokeberry is grown for its excellent red fall color and profuse production of red fruits. The plant can reach a height of about 8 feet and attain a spread of 5 feet. This slow growing shrub, suckering shrub transplants well. The fruits are borne along the stem and although highly ornamental are not eaten by birds. The white flowers precede the fruit but are not as ornamental. Red chokeberry will adapt to wet or dry soils.

The cultivar listed is considered to be more ornamental: 'Brilliantissima' - fruits more abundant.

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