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Labrador Tea vs Garrington Chokecherry

Rhododendron groenlandicum (Ledum groenlandicum)

Prunus virginiana Garrington

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Labrador Tea
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Labrador Tea is slow-growing evergreen shrub native to the boreal forests of Canada.

It thrives in wet, swampy conditions.

Labrador Tea has narrow, leathery, dark green leaves, topped by a cluster of white flowers in the spring. It is a perfect ornamental shrub for boggy, wet areas of your property.

Garrington Chokecherry is a self-fertile and rare chokecherry that is commonly used for commercial orchards. This highly prized selection is known for its heavy yields of large, reddish-black fruit that are easily harvested with an over row harvester.

Garrington Chokecherry is also commonly used for hedges and edible landscaping. This shrubs' chokecherries are commonly used in baking, preserves, wine, and jams or jellies.

LABRADOR TEA QUICK FACTS

GARRINGTON CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS

Zone: 1a
Zone: 2b
Height: 0.5 m (1.5 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 0.5 m (1.5 ft)
Spread: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: rust orange
Berries: large, tart, reddish-black
Flowers: white, fragrant
Flowers: clusters of white flowers
Growth rate: slow
Growth rate: fast
Life span: short
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium



Toxicity: slightly toxic if ingested