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Nero Aronia Berry

A super-nutritious berry. Rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, these blueberry-sized berries are tasty fresh with a little sweetener or made into a healthy juice or wine. In spring, the bush is covered with clusters of white, sweetly scented flowers followed by shiny green berries that turn deep black as they ripen. Brilliant fiery-red fall color of the foliage makes the plant seasonally attractive in the landscape. Easy to grow once established, with tolerance to drought and salty soils. Pest- and disease-resistant. Cold-hardy. Ripens in September. Self pollinating.

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Nero Aronia Berry

Characteristics

Zone Range 3 - 8
Pollination Self Pollinating
Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Blue
Fruit Size Large
Ripens/Harvest September
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.8 - 6.2
Taste Flavorful
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 2 - 3

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Shipping Restrictions

This item is restricted from being shipped to the following locations: All of OR.

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Bare-root Trees

Trees that are shipped without soil to ensure good contact with soil in your yard. When shipped, they are about 3-4' tall with 3/8" or larger trunk diameter. When they mature, they will be one of three sizes*:

Dwarf

Matures to be about 8-10' tall and wide. Provides an abundance of full-size fruit.

Semi-Dwarf

Matures to be about 12-15' tall and wide. Gives maximum fruit yield per square foot.

Standard

Matures to be about 15-25' tall and 20' wide. A multi-purpose fruit and shade tree.

Stark Supreme Tree®

Top-grade, bare-root trees that give you a head start on growing. When shipped, they are about 4-5' tall with 5/8" or larger trunk diameter.

EZ Start® Potted Trees

Trees in bottomless pots that allow some roots to be air pruned, so that a dense mass of productive, feeder roots can grow within the pot to make transplanting easier. Mature sizes vary. When shipped, they are about 1-2' tall.

Select EZ Start® Potted Trees

Top-grade, potted trees chosen to give you a head start on growing. When shipped to you, they are about 3-4' tall.

*Tree sizes may vary by variety. See our Growing Guide for details.