Your yard will never be boring with a couple of Autumn Magic Black Chokeberry Bushs (Aronia melanocarpa 'Autumn Magic')! Prized for its beauty and used as a four-season ornamental, even the white blossoms, edible berries and fall color is sure to impress!
Let's start with what the Autumn Magic Black Chokeberry offers in May! This lovely deciduous shrub blooms with white flowers each spring. These fragrant blooms signal the coming of its deep purplish-black berries that adorn this plant all season long. Who feasts on these berries? Well, birds gobble them right up! You may want to cover one of your bushes so you'll have some of these healthy fruits for yourself!
Well-known as a Superfruit, the tannin-rich Aronia berries do require a bit of sweetener to bring out their best taste. Try as a chutney or sauce on pork and chicken dishes - delicious! When not in bloom, you can enjoy the Autumn Magic's deep green, glossy foliage. When fall arrives, these glossy leaves transform into a fiery red and purple. These leaves will keep your garden captivating as fall transitions into winter.
To make the most of this dramatic shrub, plant several along your driveway or house for a dynamic border. You can even plant one as a focal point. Some gardeners enjoy this vibrant shrub so much, they use it as a hedge or a way to shield other plants from harsh winds and drifting snow.
If you like a plant that doubles as a conversation piece, this ornamental shrub with four seasons of interest will give you an excuse to chat. Autumn Magic grows evenly upward and outward. It keeps its height and tends to taper in toward the ground.
Aronia Chokeberry is fast-growing, so it won't keep you in suspense. You can enjoy its uniqueness right away. For best performance, plant it in full sun, but these versatile shrubs are not picky when it comes to soil.
With edible fruit and vibrant fall foliage, you can't go wrong with an Autumn Magic Black Chokeberry so order yours today at NatureHills.com!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Aronia melanocarpa 'Autumn Magic'|
|Mature Height||4 - 6 feet|
|Mature Spread||4 - 6 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Moisture||Moist to Wet|
|Fall Color||Red, Purple|
|Harvest Time||Late Season|
|Pruning Time||When Dormant|