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Chokecherry/ Canada Red

  • Cold hardy tree with green foliage in spring, turning to dark purple as the weather warms
  • Extremely fragrant white flowers in spring give way to clusters of reddish to black fruit in summer
  • Fruit may be used in sauces, jellies, preserves and even wine however you will have to beat the birds to it
  • Suckers form at base of tree trunk, trim back as necessary
Scientific Name:
Prunus virginiana 'Shubert'
Zone: 2
Mature Height: 20'-30'
Mature Spread: 15'-25'
Type:
Ornamental
Fruit
Size:
Average
Bloom Time:
Spring
Fruiting:
Edible
Flower Color:
White
Fall Color:
Red
Attributes:

Full Sun

Low Water

Moderate Water

Pollinator