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Botanical name: Aronia arbutifolia 'Erecta'
Other names: Red chokeberry 'Erecta'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Erecta' _ 'Erecta' is an erect shrub with narrowly ovate, dark green leaves, hairy beneath and turning bright red in autumn. Clusters of white, sometimes pink-flushed, flowers in late spring are followed by spherical, red fruit.
Aronia arbutifolia 'Erecta' is: Deciduous
Flower: White, Flushed pink in Spring; White in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Bright-red in Autumn
Habit: Bushy, Erect
Pruning: Pruning group 1 or 2.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings, Suckers. REGISTER to read more...
Aronia arbutifolia 'Erecta' (Red chokeberry 'Erecta') will reach a height of 2.4m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wildlife
Cultivation: Plant in moist but well-drained soil in sun or light shade. Autumn colour is best if planted in a sunny position.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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