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Low Scape Mound™ Chokeberry

Aronia melanocarpa 'UCONNAM165' PP #28,789; CPBR #CPBRAF

Pronunciation: ar-ROH-nee-uh mel-an-oh-KAR-puh
SKU #42419
3-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A tough and adaptable North American native with a profusion of small white flowers in spring, followed by shiny purple-black, showy berries that will persist throughout winter, and brilliant red fall foliage. This low-growing, mounding, deciduous shrub is excellent for use as a groundcover or edging, and tolerates a range of soil and climate conditions.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Mid-Spring
Mature Size Reaches 12 to 24 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Edible, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
CARE
Care Highly adaptable to a wide range of conditions, including boggy soils. Best berry production in full sun. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; tolerates dry spells, once established. Blooms on old wood; prune only as needed to shape. Remove suckers to control unwanted spread.
HISTORY
Lore This native shrub is grouped into the rose family. It enjoys an enormous range throughout the eastern United States north into Canada. It's habitat is wet woods and swamps illustrating it's preference for damp conditions. While the astringent fruit is not desirable as fresh fruit, it makes wonderful jams and jellies.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.