Aronia melanocarpa 'McKenzie'

McKenzie Black Chokeberry

  • Handsome shrub with three season interest
  • Attracts bees and butterflies
  • Good in windbreaks and other conservation plantings
  • Height: 5-10 Feet
  • Spread: 4-6 Feet
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
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Interesting Notes:

The berries of McKenzie Black Chokeberry are quite juicy, but begin to shrivel after ripening. Juice and seeds are a deep purple in color. The berries generally persist and are not readily used by most bird species.

This deciduous shrub is a member of the rose family, though not closely related to chokecherry. Also known by the botanical name,
Photinia melanocarpa. It is commonly called 'Aroniaberry' in the nursery trade.

McKenzie Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Attributes
Naturalizing
Border or Bed
Specimen
Erosion Control
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Great Foliage
Mass Planting
Foliage Color
Orange
Habit
Deciduous
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