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Red Chokeberry

Red Chokeberry

Red Chokeberry Facts

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

Red Chokeberry Farms

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

Red Chokeberry Stories

Midwest Gardening: Diversity makes for better shrubs
In addition to spring flowers, the American cranberry bush would add autumn interest with both its scarlet fruit and its red foliage. So would black chokeberry, and you'd get the added benefit of a harvest of healthful aronia berries. Arrowhead ... Mason City Globe Gazette [ story ]

Why You Should Be Eating This Powerful Berry
There are two main types of chokeberry (aronia) – black and red. Although the black berries (aronia melanocarpa) are less sweet, they have been found to be among the highest of all fruits in phytochemicals known as anthocyanins. Anthocyanins are ... eMaxHealth [ story ]

Scientific Symposium Today on Healthful Antioxidants in Plant-Based Foods
Superfoods include dark chocolate, red wine, coffee, tea, nuts, and deeply colored fruits and vegetables. Recent ... Strawberries retain their rich red color and polyphenols when not exposed to air. ..... activity, we found that anthocyanin-rich ... Newswise (press release) [ story ]


Photo - Kollar Nursery - Pylesville, Maryland

Other Species

Black Chokeberry
Purple Chokeberry

 
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