L’black chokeberry fruit is a small shrub with lovely edible berries of’been to’winter.
Before making the happiness of the birds, it is often grown more for its ornamental aspect fruiting.
In short, that’you should know:
Name : Aronia melanocarpa
Family : Rosaceae
Type : Shrub orchard
Height : 1.5 to 3 m
Exposure : Sunlight
Ground : Ordinary
Foliage : Deciduous
Flowering : April
Harvest : August
Plantation of’black chokeberry fruits:
Purchased bare root, it is imperative to plant to’autumn taking care to mix varieties to optimize fertilization.
By planting in’autumn you will have the chance’have the first harvest’following year.
You can also plant spring l’aronia purchased container, taking care of then’water regularly in the beginning.
- L’black chokeberry fruits needs sun to produce bays
- An amendment when planting permits’improve the performance of cassis
- Check our planting tips.
Size, maintenance of’Aronia:
At the end of’Winter, fold the old branches d’about 1/3, ventilate the center and hold a cup shape.
Finally, remove dead and weak branches.
In spring, made a contribution of’fertilizer for fruit to stimulate fruiting.
Whether during the flowering of’April or fruiting of’summer,’aronia offers a beautiful general appearance and also find its place in that isolated’in hedge.
On the’also love for his flamboyant foliage to’fall.
This shrub has lovely black berries that delight gourmands good pies, clafoutis, crumbles or jams. Rich in vitamin C, the’Aronia is a must berry bushes.
The varieties’aronias the most common are:
- Aronia melanocarpa
- Aronia arbutifolia, Chokeberry in leaves’arbutus
- Aronia prunifolia, Chokeberry leaf plum
Cooking the fruit of’aronia:
The cultivated’aronia primarily in Canada and in North America where’we love are grown using this fruit juices, jams and jellies.
On the’also often integrated with wines, liqueurs and syrups, both for its taste similar blackcurrant for its ability to coloratio.
Finally, note that this fruit can s’use sauce for meat and game, duck.
Malignant Council about the’aronia:
Wait until the fruit is very dark for the pick.