Aronia melanocarpa Low Scape MoundŽ

Low Scape Series


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Plant Code: ARMO

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Appealing planted in masses - great for erosion control. This tiny but tough dwarf shrub thrives nearly anywhere. Hundreds of white flowers in spring are followed by black fruit in summer and intense red fall foliage. Chokeberry handles just about any landscape challenge: wet or dry soils, deer, hot or cold climates! Can be used as a groundcover or lawn substitute. Aronia Low ScapeŽ Mound berries are bitter in flavor until they are ripe; but tend to sweeten after a freeze. Blooms on old wood.


Type: Shrubs, Groundcovers
Height: Medium 1-2'
Spacing: Plant 18-24" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Acidic
Flower: White
Patent: PP28,789 'UCONNAM165'
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Groundcovers
  • Good for Hedge
  • OK in Containers
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Aronia General Information

Aronia Low ScapeŽ Mound was developed by Dr. Mark Brand and Dr. Bryan Connolly at the University of Connecticut. Aronia berries are often used for baking, jelly and juicing. Birds love to feast on the berries and will quickly devour all that remain on this lovely shrub. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Aronia Plant Care

Very low maintenance. If desired, but not necessary, prune to shape after flowering. Prefers a sunny spot with well-drained soil.