Name

Common Chokecherry

Family Species

Prunus virginiana

Wildlife Value

Good

Average height

25'

Origin

Native

Shade Tolerance

Moderate

Drought Tolerance

Good

Growth Rate

Mod/Rapid

Fruit

Edible Berry

Special Characteristics

White Flowers

Seedling Size 12"-18"

 

 

General Description

This small suckering hardy tree or large shrub is native through Minnesota. Purple-leaved selections are popular landscape plants.

 

Pests

Common diseases include X-disease, black knot, stem decay, shothole and Valsa canker. Common insect pest is prairie tent caterpillar. Deer commonly browse choke-cherry. Extract of various Prunus species are toxic to various insect pests.

 

Uses

Fruits are commonly used for jellies and jams.

 

Common Chokecherry (bundle of 25)

$33.00Price

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