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Prunus virginiana var. virginiana

Red Chokecherry, Virginia Chokecherry

Main interest:
hardy, showy fruit, attracts birds
full sun to partial shade, clay, sand, laom, drought tolerant
Flower colour:
white, May to June
dark green on top, light green underneath, sharply toothed margins, golden yellow to orange in the fall
USDA Hardiness:
zone 2: -45.6 ° C (-50 ° F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 9 ft (2.7 m)
hedge, thicket, windbreal, woodland, screening

The Red Chokecherry or Prunus virginiana var. virginiana is a deciduous tree that commonly grows up to 9 feet tall. Fragrant white flowers bloom in cup-like 5-lobed arrangements. These flowers are then followed by clusters of globular berries that ripen to dark purple in August. The Red chokecherry is native from Central-Eastern Canada (Manitoba to Newfoundland and Labrador).

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