Black Chokeberry (Melanocarpa) is generally described as
a perennial shrub.
native to the U.S. (United States)
has its most active growth period in the
spring and summer and fall .
Black Chokeberry (Melanocarpa) has
dark green foliage and
white flowers, with
a smattering of
conspicuous red fruits or seeds.
The greatest bloom is usually observed in the
with fruit and seed production starting in the
summer and continuing until
retained year to year.
Black Chokeberry (Melanocarpa) has a
short life span relative to most other plant species and a
moderate growth rate.
At maturity, the typical
Black Chokeberry (Melanocarpa) will reach up to
20 feet high, with a maximum height at 20 years of
Black Chokeberry (Melanocarpa) is easily found in nurseries, garden stores and other plant dealers and distributors. It can be propagated by
cuttings, seed, sprigs.
It has a
slow ability to spread through seed production and the seedlings have
Note that cold stratification is
not required for seed germination and the plant cannot survive exposure to temperatures below
medium tolerance to drought and restricted water conditions.
Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA