Aronia Berry



Aronia Berry

(8 customer reviews)


Aronia Berry (Aronia melanocarpa) also known as Chokeberry is a superfood sensation, producing clusters of dark, antioxidant-rich berries. This hardy shrub offers brilliant red fall foliage, adding year-round interest. Its berries can be enjoyed fresh, juiced, or dried, making it a healthful and beautiful addition to gardens.

1-2′ Bareroot Seedling

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Requirements and Tolerances

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 3-8
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Soil Type: Well-drained
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Plant Spacing: 4-6′ apart
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None
Heat Tolerance: Moderate

Physical Characteristics

Rootstock: From Seed
Plant Size: 3-6′ tall, 3-6′ wide
Growth Habit: Upright, multi-stemmed
Foliage Color: Dark green
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: White
Fall Color: Reddish-purple
Berry Size: 1/4-1/2″
Berry Flavor: Tart, astringent
Berry Color and Appearance Dark purple-black, small clusters

Growth and Reproduction

Growth Rate: Moderate
Years to Bear: 2-3
Lifespan: 20-30 years
Pollination Requirements: Self-pollinating
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Harvest Time: August-September
Yield & Storage: High, store in a cool, dry place

Disease Resistance

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Native to Eastern North America
Nitrogen Fixing: No

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 24 × 1 × 1 in
Hardiness Zone

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8



8 reviews for Aronia Berry

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  1. Remy W. (Verified Customer)

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  2. Smiljan (Verified Customer)

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  3. Nicole Hamilton (Verified Customer)

    The first plants in my order to leaf out, very excited to have them!

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  4. Lois Holder (Verified Customer)

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  5. Anonymous (Verified Customer)

    Came packaged very well

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  6. Ricardo Wieler (Verified Customer)

    Took a while but is growing well.

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  7. Michelle (Verified Customer)

    I have to say the root I received is doing very well and thriving.

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  8. Brittaney N. (Verified Customer)

    Looks great and is growing nicely

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