A decorative, deciduous shrub native to North America with a height of 1-1.5 m. The people call it black chokeberry.
A compact form at an early age and more spreading in subsequent years. Annual growth is slow – to 10-15 cm per year. Usually planted in groups to create a decorative hedge.
In the fall, it will be a fascinating sight, standing out with its bright burgundy, almost purple leaves against the background of black berries. Good for making compote, jam and tinctures.
The leaves are egg-shaped and shiny, in spring, when blooming, they are orange-red, in summer they are green, in the fall they acquire a bright burgundy colour.
The flowers are white, slightly pinkish collected in corymbose inflorescences. It begins to bloom in the first decade of May. Fruiting occurs 2-3 years after planting. The fruits are dark red, with juicy and edible pulp ripen in September. Photophilous.
One of the most undemanding and unpretentious fruit crops.