Height: 20-30 feet; 15-20 feet wide
Light: best in full sun
Bloom: fragrant, white, spring
Fruit: black when ripe
Leaf: yellow to orange fall
Fragrant, white spring flowers; summer purple berries.
Thickets: yes; responds to pruning
Chokecherry ‘Canada Red’
Gloriously medium-sized tree with emerging green leaves that deepen to a dark purple by summer. Arching branches develop into a beautifully rounded crown. Clusters of white spring flowers develop into purplish fruits, which can be used to make jams, jellies, pies and sauces. Birds eat the fruits.