These arrived in great shape and packaged nicely. I got them planted.. Can't wait to see what they look like in the spring.
The blooms on this plant are very unique and beautiful. Looks great in my gardens!
These look great with the wildflowers that I planted them with.
received my plants and the are great in size. the shipping was fast and simple. and happy to see instructions came with them.
Seen the benefits of black chokeberry on Oprah. Love the ones I got from you. All 10 are doing well.
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Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
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Black Chokeberry - Aronia Melanocarpa is a Flowering Shrub
Black Chokeberry plant lovers who are interested in planting Black Chokeberry to enhance one's landscape, here are some essential things to know when considering these flowery shrubs.
The Black Chokeberry is an adaptable durable shrub that is native to Minnesota. The Black Chokeberry thrives in both Fall and Spring seasons, with an explosion of black fruit in the fall, mature height is 3 to 8 feet and a width of 2 to 6 feet. Black Chokeberry shrubs include dark green, fine-toothed leaves of 1-3", along with white, five-petaled flowers with showy pink flowers.
Black Chokeberry Bears Flowers and Fruit and can add a Colorful Addition to your Garden
With a species name of melanocarpa, it bears black fruits, and features white flowers as well as red fall foliage. Black chokeberry is a tough shrub that has a broad tolerance to some soil densities, textures, moisture conditions, and pH levels. It spreads to form a round shape. This shrub grows well in wet and dry locations and in areas where the soil is acidic or alkaline. It thrives well in areas whose soil texture is sandy, loam or clay. It also does well in soil with a pH of 5.1 – 6.5, but it can tolerate higher values. The black chokeberry's growth speed can be described as slow to fast, depending on the prevailing environmental factors.
In early spring, the shrub has a showy display of white flowers in clusters referred to as corymbs. As the season advances, the leaves change to a deep and glossy green, which makes the shrub brighten as well as increase its appeal during the summer's dog days. From mid to the end of summer, the berries start developing, and within two weeks, the branches are overwhelmed with the fruit clusters. This makes the shrub acquire a purplish black appearance and the 1/3 – ½ inch berries continue developing until January. At this time, they are usually unappetizing to birds. Black chokeberry bush can be a great addition to your Landscape gardens with careful attention. The shrub can be grown in the garden to attract bees and birds to it. It can also be built in the garden to act as a windbreaker. Black Chokeberry
The Black Chokeberry Bush is small in size and can be viewed as a shrub. The shape of the bush resembles a mound that sits upon a short stem. During the spring months, the shrub begins growing white flowers that will turn brighter in the summer months. Blackberries also begin growing on the bush during the summer. Once the growing season is over, you'll see that the green leaves turn to red or dark purple.
You'll usually see the bush growing more in the Chicago area and other northern locations as it tends to thrive in colder environments. Heights can reach about five feet once the shrub has reached maturity. It grows well in full sunlight. The shrub tends to be seen growing best in zones three to eight. It enjoys being in moist soil, and that is slightly acidic. Although the shrub can grow well in areas where there isn't a lot of moisture, it develops darker colors and larger berries in areas where there is more rain. The Black Chokeberry Bush is usually a food source for birds and small animals. It can also provide shade for small animals that seek shelter under its branches.