Aronia Berry Seeds

(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

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.



SEED PRETREATMENT: Soak seeds in water for 24 hours. Mix seeds with a moistened grow medium equal to 3-4 times seed volume. Place in a plastic bag, covered tray/cells or container.

STRATIFICATION: After soaking seeds, start 30 days warm/moist (20°C), the top of your fridge is a good spot for this. Monitor for mold. Next, 120 days cold/moist (5°C), your fridge is a good spot for this. Inspect periodically for even moisture and germination.

POST-STRATIFICATION: Sow stratified seeds 1/4”, ideally in a peat/perlite mix. Alternate soil temperatures during the day (25°C) and night (18°C). Water evenly and regularly. 

GERMINATION: When all previously mentioned requirements are fulfilled, germination generally occurs in 20-30 days.

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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 Mi'kma'ki / Nova Scotia.

  • $5.99

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