SCIENTIFIC NAME: Low Scape Mound® Aronia melanocarpa 'UCONNAM165' USPP 28,789, Can PBRAF
COMMON NAME: Low Scape Mound® Black Chokeberry
GARDEN SIZE: 1-2 ft. tall, 1.5-2 ft. wide
GROWTH RATE: n/a
USDA ZONE: 3-9
EXPOSURE: Full sun, part sun (4 hours or more of sun each day)
WATER & SOIL: Tolerates a variety of soils. Average water needs; will need additional water in times of drought.
HABIT (FORM): Mounded low-growing ground cover shrub
FOLIAGE: Deciduous. Green foliage that transitions to bright oranges and reds in the fall.
FLOWERS: White, becoming dark purple-black fruit
CARE: Tough plant that requires minimal care. If pruned, fruit will not develop. Fertilize with Plant-tone or Bio-tone in the early spring for the first few years after planting.