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Aronia prunifolia 'Viking'
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Aronia prunifolia 'Viking'
Aronia prunifolia 'Viking'
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Description

A  deciduous shrub, Aronia prunifolia 'Viking'  has oval, shiny green leaves that turn a superb rich-orange and deep-red in autumn. In spring it produces has small spikes of white, hawthorn-like flowers. These flowers are followed in autumn by clusters of purple/black fruit that are edible and similar in appearance to blackcurrants, with a high vitamin C content.

A hardy, reliable and unusual garden plant with lots of interest through the year. Aronia prunifolia 'Viking' can also be grown in a large container if required.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 years old, 40 - 60 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soils. 
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Aronia prunifolia 'Viking' grows to be a medium sized, rounded shrub.
    • Height: up to 2 - 3 m (6 - 10 ft) if left unpruned
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft)

 


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