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Aronia arbutifolia 'Erecta' (Red chokeberry 'Erecta')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.4m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Aronia arbutifolia 'Erecta'

Other names

Red chokeberry 'Erecta'

Genus

Aronia Aronia

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

Habit

Bushy, Erect

Flower

White, Flushed pink in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Bright-red in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1 or 2.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings, Suckers


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Where to grow

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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Botanical name

Aronia arbutifolia 'Erecta'

Other names

Red chokeberry 'Erecta'

Genus

Aronia Aronia

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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Erect


Colour

Flower

White, Flushed pink in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Bright-red in Autumn

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1 or 2.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings, Suckers


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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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