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'Autumn Magic' Black Chokeberry


Virtues: We love 'Autumn Magic' black chokeberry for its small, round dark purple to black berries in the fall and its white petals in the spring.

Common Name: 'Autumn Magic' black chokeberry

Botanical Name:Aronia melanocarpa 'Autumn Magic'

Flower/fruit: Clusters of dense five-petaled white flowers in the spring.

Foliage: Glossy green leaves in the summer and exceptionally fine purple-red leaves in the fall.

Habit: Upright, multi-stemmed shrub with suckers. Mature height and width are 3 to 6 feet.

Origin: Native species.

Cultivation: Full sun to partial shade. Tolerates both dry and wet sites. Prefers acidic soil. USDA Zones 3–8.

Image Credit: Public Domain


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