Western Chokecherry

Western Chokecherry

Prunus virginiana

$26.00 + GST

A large, native, multi-stemmed shrub with a more or less rounded form. Features attractive long clusters of small white spring blooms. Edible, dark purple chokecherries accent dark green oval foliage, turning yellow in fall. The plant is primarily used for its ornamental purposes but its berries have great edible qualities for jams, jellies or wine-making.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 26 ft SOIL Well Drained to Dry
SPREAD 20 ft FLOWER Spring, White
ZONE 2 FRUIT Edible Fruit
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Latin Name: Prunus virginiana
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Size:

Large size shrub

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Pollination:

Self-pollinating

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds and other wildlife

Deer/Rabbit:

Rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as an accent or as a hedge

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native plant

Other:

Used in naturalized areas

Invasive:

Produces suckers

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires moist well drained soil, but will not tolerate standing water

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Maintenance:

High maintenance

Pruning:

Best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed

Additional information

Pot Size

#2 Pot

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