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chokecherry, common (Prunus virginiana)
chokecherry, common (Prunus virginiana)
chokecherry, common (Prunus virginiana)
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chokecherry, common (Prunus virginiana)

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$15.00
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$15.00
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Description

Chokecherry bursts into bloom in late spring, when it is covered in drupes of white, fragrant flowers. The fruit that follows is astringent, bitter, and contains small amounts of cyanide, but is considered edible. This shrub will readily send up suckers and is best situated in a location suited for a dense thicket.

Plant Type Deciduous thicket-forming shrub or small tree
Flower Color White
Bloom Period Late spring, May-June
Height at Maturity 10-30'
Plant Spacing 10-15'
Light Requirements Sun to shade
Moisture Needs Moist
Soil Type

Fertile