Mature height: 6-10 feet, 3- to 4-foot spread

Bloom time: April to May, white

Growing conditions: Well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade.

Concerns: minor

Fun fact: Several Native American tribes including the Dakota and Cheyenne considered the Chokecherry its most important fruit.  


Photo: Andrey Zharkikh

Red Chokeberry 'Brilliantissima'

3 Gallons
  • Glossy red berries and superior red fall color. Big fruit producer, glossy red berries through December.  Good winter food for birds.  Best planted in mass for borders and for soil stabilization near ponds or other wet areas.

    Native substitute for the invasive Euonymus alata (burning bush).