Viking Chokeberry

Description: Viking is a self fertile hardy shrub suitable for a wide range of soils. Produces purpleish-black fruits like blackcurrants in the autumn. Good for jams, compôtes, juice, jellies, wine and tea! Plus high in Vitamin C and anthocyanins. Attractive autumn leaf colours and pink-tinged white hawthorn-like flowers appear in the spring.


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

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