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This multi-stemmed shrub grows to 100-125 cm high and 80-100 cm wide. The fragrant white flowers bloom in June and July and attract many native bees. Purple to black berries are an excellent food for birds throughout the winter. The fruit is very high in vitamin C and antioxidants and can be used in baking, for jams, jellies, syrup, tea, juice and wine. 

The shiny green foliage turns red in fall.

Grows in full sun for maximum fruit production to part shade.

Likes moist soil. Can tolerate salt and floods.

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Black Chokeberry, Aronia melanocarpa

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