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Ideal for Jams, Jellies and Wine

Rich red berries cover this 20- to 30-ft. tree in mid to late summer the perfect time for juicing and canning. Song birds love the juicy berries, too. A favorite of bluebirds. Self-pollinating. Prefers full to partial sun. Potted. Zones2-8.

Zones: 2 - 8 (-50° F.)
Height: 20-30 ft
Shade Requirement: full/part sun

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Chokecherry Product Details

Botanical Name: prunus virginiana

Height: 20-30 ft

Spacing: 15-20 ft

Depth: same as in the nursery

Spread: 20-30 ft

Sun/Shade: full/part sun

Pollinator: Self-pollinating

Yield: 1-3 gallons

Color: White

Foliage: Dark green; to 5 inches long

Blooms: May

Fruit: Red to dark purple; 1/3 inch

Form: upright

Flower Form: In 3-6 inch racemes

Soil Requirements: moist, well-drained, sandy loam

Growth Rate: 2 feet per year

Size: 1/4-1/2 inch

Comments: A bluebird favorite. Other songbirds love it too. Wine-red fruit has rice flavor, plenty of juice. Grown from seedlings. Suckers freely. Can be grown as a small tree or shrub. Leaves and pits of chokecherries are poisonous.

Unable to ship to: AE AK CA GU HI ID OR PR WA

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