BOTANICAL NAME: Aronia melanocarpa
GB CULTURAL INFO: Zones 3-8 /Matures 4 yrs/Height 3’
This berry is showing up in commercial juices and drinks, due to its high nutritive values and ease of cultivation. Small tree or large shrub with blue-black fruits for preserves, juicing, drying, like a cranberry. Medium-fast growth to make a small multi-stemmed shrub with white flowers in spring. Does well in sandy or wet soils.
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