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Ninebark vs Western Chokecherry

Physocarpus opulifolius

Prunus virginiana var. demissa

ONLY AVAILABLE BY CONTRACT GROW

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, jellies or wine, but are not very palatable for raw eating.

NINEBARK QUICK FACTS

WESTERN CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $5.99
Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Height: 7 m (23 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 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, astringent, red-purple
Flowers: small white clusters
Growth rate: slow
Growth rate: fast
Life span: long
Life span: short
Suckering: none
Suckering: low




Toxicity: toxic to horses, cattle, etc.)

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