Aronia melanocarpa Low Scape® Mound
Aronia melanocarpa Low Scape® Mound

Aronia melanocarpa Low Scape® Mound

SKU: F60284
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Quick Facts
Common Name: Chokeberry
Hardiness Zone: 3-9S/W Exposure: Sun to Part Shade
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Blooms In: May
Mature Height: 12-24" Spacing: 18-24"
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From the UConn breeding program run by Mark Brand and Bryan Connolly, this improved, low-growing form of our native Chokeberry welcomes spring with a profusion of white flowers that turn to nearly black fruit that is a favorite of birds including mockingbirds, warblers, and vireos. The glossy green foliage provides a lovely backdrop for the blooms before changing to red and orange for fall. A Proven Winners® variety. 'UCONNAM165' PP 28,789

This American genus includes 3 species, all of which are grown primarily for their handsome foliage and abundant fall berries. They are very tolerant plants that will grow almost anywhere.

For more information on growing and care, click Growing Guide.

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HOW PLANTS ARE SHIPPED

The size of the plants we ship has been selected to reduce the shock of transplanting. For some, this means a large, bareroot crown. Others cannot travel bareroot or transplant best if grown in containers. We ship these perennials and annuals in 1 pint pots, except as noted. We must point out that many perennials will not bloom the first year after planting, but will the following year, amply rewarding your patience. We ship bulbs as dormant, bare bulbs, sometimes with some wood shavings or moss. Shrubs, Roses, vines, and other woody plants may be shipped bareroot or in pots. The size of the pot is noted in the quick facts for each item.

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Hardy and healthy

Planted three of these low-growing aronias on a slope that I had converted from lawn to perennials. They arrived healthy and are thriving on a southwest placing plot.?

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Mockingbird magnet!

This plant looked dead when I received it two years ago, but revived when we put it in the front yard, full sun, fairly dry. Boy, did it come back! The first year, abundant flowers and leaves but no berries. Last year, lots of berries and amazing growth—the bush is at least twice its size on shipment. And I have never seen so many mockingbirds on my property before—they just love those berries!

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Latin Name Pronunciation: ah-roe'-nee-ah

Easy to grow in full sun or partial shade and almost any sort of soil (even moisture is required in the South and West). Fruit is more abundant and fall color is richer in full sun. Plants tend to sucker from the base, spreading slowly to form a multistemmed clump. Prune as necessary either in late winter or after plants bloom in spring; be aware that pruning at either time will reduce fruit production in fall.

 

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