Chokecherry

Aronia Berry

Black Chokecherry

Aronia melanocarpa

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

3-6 ft spreading shrub has showy white blossoms in late spring that yield edible black fruits in the fall.  While a super source of anti-oxidants the berry is sour enough to earn the name chokecherry

 

Red Chokecherry

Aronia arbutifolia

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

6-10ft spreading shrub bears tart red berries after a spring showing of flowers.  Ripening in the fall, nothing beats these berries for anti-oxidants.

 
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