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Ninebark vs Western Chokecherry

Physocarpus Opulifolius

Prunus virginiana var. demissa

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Ninebark
Western Chokecherry

Ninebark is a small, multi-stemmed shrub, that is used to add texture or colour to any yard.

It features flaky, cinnamon-brown bark, attractive white flowers, and long, maple-like leaves.

Western Chokecherry is a shrub or small tree commonly used for farmstead and field windbreaks.

It produces white flowers in the spring and edible dark purple fruit that matures between September and October. Its cherries are great for making for making jams and jellies (or wine), but are not very palatable for raw eating.

NINEBARK QUICK FACTS

WESTERN CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Height: 7 m (23 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: reddish-purple
Berries: small pink to purple berry like follicles
Berries: edible small berries that can be used for making jelly and wine
Flowers: small white clusters
Growth rate: slow
Growth rate: fast
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: medium




Toxicity: toxic to animals with segmented stomachs (horses, cattle, deer moose, etc.)

Other Names: bitter-berry, chokecherry, common chokecherry, virginia bird berry


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no