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American Pomological Society

Volume 41 Number 1 Article 12 Pages: 47-47
Year 1987 Month 1
Title: Large-fruited Black Chokeberry (Aronia Melanocarpa)
Author: K. Kask
The black chokeberry [Aronia melanocarpa (Michx.) Elliott], usually a small shrub native to eastern North America, grows wild from Nova Scotia to Florida and in the west to Michigan. A typical shrub is only 0.5-1 m tall, but there are some more vigorous (to 3m) varieties with larger fruits, with a diameter up to 1 cm. they have lustrous dark green leaves, attractive white flowers in spring and shining black fruits in fall turning blazing red in autumn.

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