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Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking'

CATEGORY  Specialty

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Makes a great juice!
  • High yielding
  • High flavonoid/anti-oxidant content
  • Striking red fall foliage
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HEIGHT:

5-6 Feet

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

ZONE:

3-8

PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor
· Food Production

APPLICATIONS:

· Mass Plantings
· Commercial Food Production
· Hedge
· Commercial Landscapes
· Edible Garden
· Patio & Garden

FEATURES:

· Fall Color
· Cold Hardy
· Easy to Grow
· Great Foliage

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Moist, Well-Drained

BLOOMS:

· Spring
· Summer

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Green
· Red

FRUITING SEASON:

· Fall

COMMERCIAL MARKET:

· Jams & Jellies
· Specialty
· Wine
· Process

Aronia melancarpa 'Viking' is a beautiful shrub with a very flavorful fruit when used in juices, jams, and wines. Aronia is high in flavonoid/anti-oxidants as well as high in vitamins and minerals. The fall red foliage is incredibly striking. Aronia is a staple in Eastern Europe backyard gardens & has great potential in the US.

Fruit Grower Information

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PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor
· Food Production

APPLICATIONS:

· Mass Plantings
· Commercial Food Production
· Hedge
· Commercial Landscapes
· Edible Garden
· Patio & Garden

FEATURES:

· Fall Color
· Cold Hardy
· Easy to Grow
· Great Foliage

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Moist, Well-Drained

BLOOMS:

· Spring
· Summer

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Green
· Red

FRUITING SEASON:

· Fall

COMMERCIAL MARKET:

· Jams & Jellies
· Specialty
· Wine
· Process

GROWING INFO:
6" Crop Time: 12-16 weeks
8" Crop Time: 16-20 weeks
12" Crop Time: 20-24 weeks
pH: 5.8 - 6.2
EC: 1.5 - 2.5


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