Black chokeberry

Aronia melanocarpa

  • Black chokeberry
  • Black chokeberry
  • Flower name
    Black chokeberry
  • Scientific name
    Aronia melanocarpa
  • Aliasセイヨウカマツカ, チョークベリー, chokeberry, アロニア, Black chokeberry
  • Place of originBreeding in Russia and North America is the place of origin
  • Place of floweringGarden, Orchard
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Black chokeberry

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),

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    A. melanocarpa
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeDeciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 1.0 cm

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