SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ground Hug® Aronia melanocarpa 'UCONNAM012' USPP 31,821, Can PBRAF
COMMON NAME: Ground Hug® Black Chokeberry
GARDEN SIZE: 8-14 in. tall, 3 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): Spreading, groundcover
FOLIAGE: Deciduous. Green foliage that transitions to bright 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.