Chokeberry

Chokeberries originate from eastern North America.

Chokeberries are often grown as ornamental plants. They are not very important as a fruit crop. Fruits can be used to make wine, jam, syrup, juice or tea. Fruits of the red chokeberry can be eaten raw.

There are 3 species of chokeberries: red, black and purple.

Names

Scientific
   Aronia spp.
English
   Chokeberry
Dutch
   Appelbes
French
   Aronia
German
   Apfelbeeren
Italian
   Aronia

Taxonomy

Genus
   Aronia
Family
   Rosaceae
Order
   Rosales

Crop categories

Fruits
Ornamental plants
Food crops
Temperate crops

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