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Aronia x Prunifolia 'Viking' / Purple Chockeberry 'Viking' 1-2ft Tall, 2L Pot


Aronia x Prunifolia 'Viking' / Purple Chockeberry 'Viking' 1-2ft Tall In 2L Pot

A species of deciduous shrubs in the family Rosaceae, native to eastern North America. They are most commonly found in wet woods and swamps.Chokeberries are cultivated as ornamental plants and also because they are very high in antioxidant pigment compounds, like anthocyanins.

Growing Details

Common Name: Purple Chokeberry Viking
Genus: Aronia
Species: x prunufolia 'Viking'
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Moist
Height: 1.5-2m
Spread: 1.5-2m


The leaves are alternate, simple, and oblanceolate with crenate margins and pinnate venation; in autumn the leaves turn a bold red color. Dark trichomes are present on the upper midrib surface. The flowers are small, with 5 petals and 5 sepals, and produced in corymbs of 10-25 together. Hypanthium is urn-shaped. The fruit is dark purple to black, 7-10 mm in width, not persisting into winter.

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