Aronia melanocarpa var. elata #2
Aronia melanocarpa var. elata, otherwise known as "Glossy Black Chokeberry", is easy to grow, compact shrub. Glossy green leaves provide a nice contrast against white blooms in late spring. Round purple-black fruit develops in late summer and persists through winter.
- Blooms: late spring to early summer
- Light: full sun to part shade
- Soil: well drained, regular garden soil
- Spacing: 4 - 6'
- Height at maturity: 6 - 10'
- Fertilization: balanced fertilizer in spring
- Pruning: prune when dormant, in late autumn or late winter
- Growth rate: 12" or less a year
- Zones: 4 - 7
Images are used for general reference only. The size and shape of each plant will vary as well as the bloom and fruiting state.
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