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DeGroot Aronia Berry, 1 Plant

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Aronia melanocarpa is a perennial, deciduous shrub, native to the eastern half of the United States. Its native range extends north into Canada and south into Georgia. Aronia is cold hardy.

  • Cold tolerant blooms open in late spring, avoiding most spring frosts
  • The plants grow well on various soil types from boggy soils that are poorly drained to well-drained sites
  • It can grow 6 ft. high and wide
  • It grows rapidly and becomes an impressive large shrub within a year" s time
  • It has dark green foliage
  • Aronia berry leaves produce spectacular color in the fall, and the plants are highly pest and disease resistant
  • In May, it becomes covered with little white flowers that turn into little glossy deep purple, almost black berries
  • Due to its aesthetic beauty, the bush is popular as an ornamental shrub
  • Aronia" s extremely high antioxidant levels make it one of the eight true superfruits in the world, and it's the only one of the eight that is native to the United States
  • USDA research shows Aronia berries have one of the highest antioxidant content of any fruits
  • The sour berries can be eaten raw off the bush, but are more frequently processed
  • They can be found in wine, jam, syrup, juice, soft spreads, tea, salsa, chili starters, extracts, beer, and ice cream
  • Remove seeds and skin when used in foods to take out the bitterness

Specification Description
Brand: DeGroot
Plant Height: Varies
Warranty: Guaranteed to grow for 1 Year
Plant Type: Perennial
Product Type: Fruit Plants
Flower Color: Varies
Hardiness Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Manufacturer Part Number TSFRSPRA

What type of Aronia is this?

Asked by: Growalottaveggies
This is a straight species.
Answered by: Alicia M
Date published: 2018-04-30
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