Black Chokeberry
(Aronia melanocarpa)
5 Gallon Container


Availability: In stock

  • Grows 3 to 6 feet tall
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Medium moisture
  • Blooms in May, June
  • Larval host plant for some at risk species of butterflies and moths
  • Berries rated as having one of the highest antioxidant capacity of all fresh fruits
  • These edible superfood berries, high in antioxidants, needs to be cooked before being eaten due to their astringent taste
  • This super fruit is also anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and anti-diabetic
  • Berry flavor is astringent – not sweet but also not bitter or sour
  • Birds love this berry which ripens just in time for their fall migration
  • Gorgeous red Autumn leaves
  • Can stabilize soil and prevent erosion in both wet and dry locations
  • Low maintenance shrub resistant to disease
  • Compact shrub great for smaller landscapes
  • Great for any landscape including a formal landscape
  • Salt tolerant
  • Deer resistant but not deer proof

All shrubs and trees must be picked up at the Lyons Township Community Center, 6404 Joliet Rd, Countryside, on either Friday, September 20th, between 1 PM and 3 PM, or Saturday, September 21st, from 9 AM to 11 AM. Please note that all orders are non-refundable.

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