Black chokeberry

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    Black chokeberry @ Beppu(Ohita,Japan)

Basic information

Flower Name
Black chokeberry
Formal Name
Aronia melanocarpa
Alias
chokeberry, Black chokeberry
Habitat
Breeding in Russia and North America is the place of origin
Morph
Deciduous shrub

Comment

Black chokeberry (scientific name: Aronia melanocarpa) is a deciduous shrub of the Rosaceae family that has been bred and improved in Russia where its origin is North America. It is similar to the Japanese kamatsuka. The leaf edge changes as red (spring) → green → yellow / red (autumn). In the newly grown branch tip, in spring, a lot of white small five-stemmed flowers are in bloom in the multi-inflorescence inflorescence. The floret is round and scaly. The fruit is small and ripen about 6 mm. The shape of the fruit is a long oval with a scale at the tip. Fruity patterns that support the fruits are marked by a brownish brown scale. Applications are: jams and juices, fruit liquors, lumber materials; trees, garden trees and wood charcoal; and fruits (bird food).

Generic name: Black chokeberry, Scientific name: Aronia melanocarpa , Another name: Chokeberry, Place of Origin:breeding and improvement in North America and Russia, Living type: Deciduous shrub, Tree height: 1 to 3 m, Bark color: Dark gray, Bark characteristics: Longitudinal bark, Leaf quality: Paper-like, both sides none Hair, leaf color: leaf edge red (spring) → green → yellow / red (autumn), leaf shape: oblong and pointed, leaf edge: fine sawtooth, phylogeny: alternation, inflorescence form: bunched inflorescence , Flower color: white, small number of petals of small flower: 5 small flower shape: round, crest-shaped, number of females: 3 splits at tip, number of males: 20, flowering stage: April to May, fruit type: nuclear fruit, Fruit shape: A long oval with a scale at the tip, fruit color: red → black, fruit length: 6 mm, fruit color: maroon on brown Eyes stand out, Remarks: Kamatsuka of Japan is a red fruit. Uses: Fruits into jams and juices, fruit liquors, woods, utensils, trees, garden trees and wood charcoal, fruits (bird diet),

Detailed information

Order
Rosales
Family
Rosaceae
Genus
Aronia
Species
A. melanocarpa
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Corymb
Petal shape
Cupulate
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
GardenOrchard
Color
White
Season
AprMay
Height
100 ~ 300 [cm]
Diameter
0.5 ~ 1

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