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Chokeberry Facts

Chokeberry is one of three species of genus Aronia: Aronia arbutifolia, commonly known as Red Chokeberry, Aronia melanocarpa, commonly known as Black Chokeberry, and Aronia prunifolia, commonly known as Purple Chokeberry. Chokeberry is often mistakenly called Chokecherry, which is Prunus virginiana.

Chokeberry Farms

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

Chokeberry Stories

'Underutilized' chokeberry accessions show potential for nutritional products
The 'unique' polyphenol profiles of underutilized species and genotypes of chokeberry may offer nutraceutical and commercial value for this emerging berry, suggests new research from the University of Connecticut. [ story ]

Busy season ahead for Naperville road construction
Work has begun on the traffic signal at the intersection of Hassert Boulevard/ 111th Street and Chokeberry Drive on the city's far southwest side. “Most of the underground work is almost complete and construction of the above ground signal will begin ... Naperville Sun [ story ]

Why You Should Be Eating This Powerful Berry
The chokeberry plant is native to the Northeastern US and bears its fruit in the fall. The berries are known to be rich in nutrients that offer potential benefits in the prevention of cancer, aging, inflammation, diabetes, and neurological disease ... eMaxHealth [ story ]

Photo - Kollar Nursery - Pylesville, Maryland

Selected Species

Black Chokeberry
Purple Chokeberry
Red Chokeberry

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