This berry is showing up in commercial juices and drinks,
because it is super-nutritious and adaptable.
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.
BOTANICAL NAME Aronia melanocarpa
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Seeds need a moist chilling period in a dark place before they will sprout-a jar with something moist (moss, cotton) but not wet stored in the refrigerator (not freezer) for 4 months will do this. Please see information sheet sent with your order. Start in flats for first year, then transplant to a large pot for another year, then plant. Generally, prepare the tree's permanent spot as you would any perennial crop.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: Zones 3-8/Height 3'/Matures 4 yrs
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Bee Friendly