Large Fruited-Prolific High in Anti-Oxidants Edible Landscape
Like the name suggests, the chokeberry is an astringent fruit with a strong flavor. Processed with apple, plum or blueberry and a little sugar the flavor mellows like a tart blueberry. The dark purple juice is used in sports drinks. High in minerals, iron, anthocyanins. Said to improve circulation-increase mental alertness. This plant is easy to cultivate and produces clusters of dark purple astringent fruit. Nero is a German selection and is extremely productive with large fruit twice that of what you find in the wild. Height to 6-12 ft.