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Plant Characteristics

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

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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.

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Prunus virginiana 'Canada Red'

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.

Family: Rosaceae · Common Name: Cherry/Peach/Plum/Almond/Nectarine/Apricot

Prunus species cannot be shipped into CA, OR, or WA.

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.


3 gallon Potted

SKU: 10021

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(190 units available now - SG)

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3712

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

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Customer Testimonials

Both trees I purchased from you are thriving. Couldn't be happier. You have very great healthy trees.

Davenport, IA
November 2016

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