Chokeberry

Aronia melanocarpa 'Brilliant'

Chokeberry - Aronia melanocarpa 'Brilliant'

Common Name: Chokeberry
Genus: Aronia
Species: melanocarpa
Cultivar: 'Brilliant'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting/colourful ornamental fruit, Has colourful autumn foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.00 m (200 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 3.00 m (300 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: Green, RedFlowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

A deciduous shrub with glossy, bright green leaves. It has an upright habit and a tendency to produce suckers. Small white flowers are produced in spring, the flowers are followed by black, pea-sized berries in autumn. The foliage turns bright red in autumn.