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


 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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We have Aronia plants for sale 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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