Aronia prunifolia 'Viking'Aronia prunifolia 'Viking'

Common Name: Viking Chokeberry

Bloomtime: Spring

Exposure: Full sun, part shade, light shade, best fruiting in full sun

Height: 0.9-1.8 m (3-6')

Spread: 0.9-1.8 m (3-6')

Spacing: 1.0 m (3')

Water: Moderate moisture, well drained

Hardiness: Zones 3-8

Zone: 3

Deer Resistant: Rarely damaged

Attracts Butterflies: Attracts butterflies

Drought Tolerant: Moderate tolerance

Characteristics: Deciduous shrub with an upright habit, Brilliant red and purple fall colour, Clusters of white spring flowers, Plentiful dark purple of black fruit ripen in late summer, they are bitter but popular for their antioxidant properties