Aronia/Black Chokeberry Seeds (Aronia melanocarpa)

(Aronia melanocarpa) Deciduous shrub. Zones 3-8.

This easy to grow, hedgy shrub gives bluish-black berries in late Summer. Tart fruit is high in antioxidants and great for making jams, jellies and country wine/mead. Grows to 6 feet & prefers wet roots.

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Cold Hardiness: Zones 3 - 8

Edible: Yes

Size6 ft Shrub 

Growth RateMedium

Nitrogen Fixer: No

Native Plant: Yes

Germination: 60 - 80%

Sun Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Preference: Consistently moist, but not wet.

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GROWING INSTRUCTIONS

- Soak Seeds 24 hrs. Follow with 30 days warm, moist stratification, followed by 120 days cold, moist stratification. For more information on stratification, check out our article "How To Start Your Tree Seeds".

*If you are doing the cold period in your fridge, please check on your seeds. 120 days is an estimate & they may sprout sooner.*

- Plant stratified seeds in pots or a nursery bed using standard potting soil. Heat mats are NOT required & can hinder germination!

- Protect young tree seedlings from slugs, cutworms & rodents. Slugs especially can eat primary leaves as soon as they come up, so be vigilant! 

 *Excited about growing Fruit Trees from seed? Learn more HERE.*

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 We offer Aronia plants too!

Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Nova Scotia, Canada 

  • $5.99



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