Aronia prunifolia 'Aron'Aronia prunifolia 'Aron'

Common Name: Aron Chokeberry

Bloomtime: Spring

Exposure: Full sun, part shade, light shade

Height: 1.5-2.5 m (5-8') ft

Spread: 1.0-2.0 m (3-6.5') ft

Spacing: 1.0 m (3')

Water: Moderate moisture, well drained

Hardiness: Zones 3-8

Zone: 4

Deer Resistant: Rarely damaged

Attracts Butterflies: Atracts butterflies

Drought Tolerant: Moderate tolerance

Characteristics: Deciduous shrub with an upright, arching habit, Brilliant orange and red fall colours, Clusters of white flowers in spring, followed by plentiful dark purple or black fruit that ripen in late Summer, Fruit is edible and high in antioxidants but quite bitter