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

Aronia melanocarpa Low Scape Mound®

SKU: F60284
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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 comes Aronia melanocarpa Low Scape Mound®, an improved, low-growing form of our native Chokeberry. It welcomes spring with a profusion of white flowers that turn to nearly black fruits, 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®/Color Choice® variety. 'UCONNAM165' PP 28,789

This American genus includes three 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.

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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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Average Customer Rating: 5 out of 5 stars (6 Reviews) Write a Review

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I ordered three of these in the fall of 2023 and was impressed with their size and health when they arrived. They flowered modestly this spring but either did not produce berries or they are all eaten. The bushes are growing well and two of them have already sent out runners. A beautiful shrub for the garden with multi-season interest.

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Beautiful and Hardy

I love this shrub! I was looking for something that flowered and had year-round interest, and also could withstand our long, cold winters (zone 4a). I mulched with leaves in the fall, and it came back beautifully in the spring.
I'm very pleased with this little guy. Very excited to add more perennials to the surrounding space.

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Love this Shrub, but...

This shrub is absolutely stunning--shiny green leaves, white spring flowers followed by black berries, and gorgeous red, orange fall color. It spreads like crazy and does well in shade. So, what's the problem? Mine (all nine of them) have been killed off by rabbits, who love to much on the leaves and stems. So, while I love this shrub and highly recommend it, it is only for those who do not have a lot of hungry rabbits nearby.

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A terrific slowly spreading three season shrub

I bought six of these two years ago for a new large shrub/flower bed. They require no maintenance. Glossy leaves, spring flowers, black berries, and just this year beginning to stretch out with lateral runners. I had hoped they would create a river through the bed and they are. Beautiful and tough.

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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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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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