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Viking Chokeberry

Aronia x prunifolia 'Viking'

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Viking Chokeberry (Aronia x prunifolia 'Viking') at Tagawa Gardens

Viking Chokeberry flowers

Viking Chokeberry flowers

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Viking Chokeberry (Aronia x prunifolia 'Viking') at Tagawa Gardens

Viking Chokeberry

Viking Chokeberry

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Viking Chokeberry (Aronia x prunifolia 'Viking') at Tagawa Gardens

Viking Chokeberry in fall

Viking Chokeberry in fall

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  5 feet

Spread:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  3

Description:

A compact shrub with glossy dark green leaves, showy white flowers in spring, large black berries, and good red fall color; suckers; a great choice for massing or grouping

Ornamental Features

Viking Chokeberry features showy panicles of white flowers with brick red anthers at the ends of the branches in mid spring. It features an abundance of magnificent black berries from late summer to late winter. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval leaves turn an outstanding red in the fall.

Landscape Attributes

Viking Chokeberry is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Suckering

Viking Chokeberry is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use
  • Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Planting & Growing

Viking Chokeberry will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It is an amazingly adaptable plant, tolerating both dry conditions and even some standing water. It is not particular as to soil pH, but grows best in clay soils, and is able to handle environmental salt. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Garden  Naturalizing 
Applications
Flowers  Fruit  Fall Color  Winter Value  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

Disclaimer: Inventory varies seasonally as well as by the hour during busy season. Please call us directly 303-690-4722 or visit us for current availability.


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