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Prunus virginiana 'Canada Red'

CANADA RED CHOKECHERRY

Buy Canada Red Chokecherry online. Canada Red Chokecherry is a very vigorous grower. It has a straight trunk and very uniform well rounded branch structure. The color of the foliage is beautifully intense, with new growth first appearing green, then turning dark purplish red as the season progresses. Also produces small fruit good for making jams.For more info on Choke Cherryclick here.

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
Fruit Type*
  • Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Early Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Understory Planting
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Mass Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Prunus is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Canada Red Chokecherry is a very nice smaller size tree dark purple leaves make this tree very noticeable in the landscape. Order now, supplies are limited. You will not be billed until tree is shipped.