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botanical name:
Aronia x prunifolia
Aronia x prunifolia © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Purple Chokeberry
synonyms:  Photinia floribunda
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: black
main season: Autumn
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Upright deciduous shrub with dark green glossy leaves which turn red in autumn. Star shaped white flowers in late spring and purplish-black round fruits.

Moist, well drained soil, but not shallow chalky ones, in sun or part shade.

other notes:
Hybrid of Aronia arbutifolia x Aronia melanocarpa.

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