Nero Chokeberry

Description: Nero is the most compact form of the Chokeberry. The leaves colour purple-red in the autumn, and clusters of small white, hawthorn-like flowers followed by large black, red or purple berries. The fruits are especially good for jams, compotes, juice, jellies, wine and tea! Plus high in Vitamin C and anthocyanins. An upright vase-shaped shrub that's attractive for birds.


Aronia Growing Tips: Chokeberries will happily grow in any moist but well drained soil, except over chalk. Prefers to be planted in an area that has plenty of sun but with partial shade. Also good for planting alongside a hedgerow. 


  • Uses: Eating
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Picking month: Mid September

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Hardy shrub suitable for a range of soils, black fruits. Attractive autumn leaf colours and white flowers.

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