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Growth Rate

  • Moderate: Viking Black Chokeberry typically has a moderate growth rate. It can grow around 12 to 18 inches per year under favorable conditions.


  • Mature Height: Typically reaches a height of 3 to 6 feet.
  • Mature Spread: It has a spread of about 3 to 6 feet as well, forming a dense, rounded shape.

Growing Conditions

  • Sunlight: Prefers full sun to partial shade. More sunlight generally results in better fruit production.
  • Soil: Thrives in moist, well-drained soils but can tolerate a wide range of soil types, including clay and sandy soils.
  • Watering: Regular watering, especially during the establishment period and dry spells, helps in optimal growth and fruit development.
  • Hardiness Zones: Suitable for USDA hardiness zones 3-8.

Other Characteristics

  • Fruit: Produces clusters of dark purple to black berries that are edible and rich in antioxidants. They can be used fresh, dried, or in jams and juices.
  • Fall Color: Displays attractive red to purple foliage in autumn, adding to its ornamental appeal

Viking Black Chokeberry 'Aronia'

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