Red Chokeberry

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Height At Maturity
Under 10 Feet
Planting Zones 4-9
November Through April
Sun And Shade,
Drought Tolerant Plants, Flowering, Border Plants,
Drought Tolerant Plants, Flowering, Border Plants,
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Red Chokeberry Description

Red Chokeberry

Red Chokeberry - Aronia arbutifolia - displays a stunning display of fruits once fully bloomed.

It is a multi-stemmed, deciduous, native shrub that displays multi-season interest. An extravagant amount of flowers can be seen in spring; they are shaped as flat-topped clusters with five white petals and red stamens. Similarly, a reddish-brown tinge can be observed in the petals in winter. Whereas, in autumn, pear-shaped red berries with dark green leaves that later turn into orangish-red emerge, leaving a sight to behold.

It is a native plant in North America and is predominantly planted for decorating since it embodies a brilliant red color. However, it also possesses the quality of being edible. Black chokeberry and purple chokeberry species belong to the same family. 

It appears as a vase-shaped plant that grows about 6 to 10 feet in height and 3 to 6 feet in width. Its leaves are 5 to 8 cm wide, and the bottom is covered with thick hair. This plant may be cultivated in full or partial sunlight; however, full sunlight is required for par excellence flowering and fruit. 

It has a slow pace of growth with an upright growth habit. This plant may become leggy and broad at the base as it spreads and suckers.

It possesses a high tolerance for a wide range of soils and pH and can grow in alkaline, road salt, clay soils, dry soils, or boggy soils. Red Chokeberry mostly thrives on moist soils with good drainage. However, medium-heavy soils are ideal for growing these plants. They are also suitable since they can endure occasional flooding and damp conditions.

Red Chokeberry is known for the fruit that it produces due to its unique taste having hints of tartness and dryness, as well as a tinge of spiciness

This fruit may be eaten raw and can also be used to make jams and jellies. Drying the berries or making tea with them are other options to use this fruity delicacy fully. Moreover, this red fruit also provides a benefit to wildlife animals. Its fruits attract birds, butterflies, hare, rabbits, and bears.

Furthermore, it serves as food, shelter, and nesting space for several birds. As a low-maintenance shrub, it is ideal for all home gardeners. You can use various methods to reproduce them, including seeds, soft-wood cuttings, or suckers. Leaf spots may occur in the leaves, but no primary disease or pest threats are included, adding to the ease for home gardeners.

Make sure to place the plant where its stunning fall foliage will be a central focus. When you utilize these plants as shrub borders, it creates an aesthetic effect on your garden. 

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Reviews (17)

  • 4
    Red Chokeberry

    Posted by Isabel Wilson on Jan 23, 2022

    This little flowery white shrub gives a refreshing sight around your garden. So excited to bear fruits as it blooms.

  • 4
    red choke berry

    Posted by alain piola on Dec 18, 2020

    well , they are good looking , tall twigs , what worries me , there's never a lot of roots . Hope to cheer in spring

  • 4
    Chokeberry bushes

    Posted by Jean on Nov 26, 2020

    Your packaging is the best of any nursery I deal with. The plants are good size and look sturdy and healthy. I would give you 5 stars if you included planting instructions and kept me updated on when I could expect delivery. That said, any plants I have gotten from you are always superior and you sell things I can't get locally, and that are a good size.

  • 5
    red chokeberry

    Posted by Elaine on May 04, 2021

    Arrived well packaged. I am looking forward to this plant in my garden. I am making a butterfly and bird garden and was I lookilng for a plant that would do well in a wet area. My previous plants did not survive the winter and I am looking forward to these plants surviving and making my garden everything I had hoped for.

  • 5
    red chokeberry

    Posted by Elaine on Dec 24, 2020

    Due to the holiday and the virus, my plants arrived 21 days after ordering in perfect order. of course, they are dormant so that helped.

  • 5
    Beautiful colors

    Posted by Derek sand on Dec 22, 2020

    I bought six of these they bring birds to my yard and become a beautiful red color in fall thank you so much

  • 5
    Beautiful Absolutely Beautiful

    Posted by Bailey Sons on Dec 09, 2020

    this is a great product. All mine are doing exceptionally well. Shipped fast packed well I'm in love with my shrubs I've ordered. They look great in my yard.

  • 5
    Black Chokeberry

    Posted by Randy on Dec 07, 2020

    Excellent. Couldn't ask for better quality or service.

  • 5
    Red Choke Berry

    Posted by Larry on Nov 26, 2020

    Plants arrived a day early in great condition well packaged.


Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

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.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April

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