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.
Cold Hardiness: Zones 3 - 8
Size: 6 ft Shrub
Growth Rate: Medium
Nitrogen Fixer: No
Native Plant: Yes
Germination: 60 - 80%
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil Preference: Consistently moist
Aronia seeds require 60 days of warm, moist stratification, followed by 90-120 days of moist, cold stratification. Plant out in Spring for germination the following Spring.
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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