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Black Chokeberry

Black Chokeberry

Black Chokeberry Facts

The binomial name for Black Chokeberry is Aronia melanocarpa. Chokeberry is often mistakenly called Chokecherry, which is Prunus virginiana. Other species of Chokeberry are Aronia arbutifolia, or Red Chokeberry, and Aronia prunifolia, or Purple Chokeberry.

Black Chokeberry Farms

It may be possible to find any black chokeberry farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Black Chokeberry Stories

Midwest Gardening: Diversity makes for better shrubs
So would black chokeberry, and you'd get the added benefit of a harvest of healthful aronia berries. Arrowhead viburnum is another good choice to attract both passersby and songbirds. Creamy-white summer flowers are followed by blue-black berries in ... Mason City Globe Gazette [ story ]

Gardening & More: Get ideas for eating native plants, during cook-off
GOING ORGANIC — Black chokeberries are high in antioxidants. This is a native plant that you can grow in your own yard; fall is a great time to plant. Get more ideas for cooking with native plants, when teams compete in the indigenous food challenge ... Hamburg Sun [ story ]

Why You Should Be Eating This Powerful Berry
The berries are known to be rich in nutrients that offer potential benefits in the prevention of cancer, aging, inflammation, diabetes, and neurological disease. There are two main types of chokeberry (aronia) – black and red. Although the black ... eMaxHealth [ story ]


Photo - Kollar Nursery - Pylesville, Maryland

Other Species

Purple Chokeberry
Red Chokeberry

 
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