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Aronia Cultivation (Aronia melanocarpa)


Aronia (black chokeberry) - Culture of Aronia for Fruit Production “chokecherries”, is a different plant.HistoryBlack chokeberry was imported to Russia in the 19th century. It was present in the botanical gardens in St Petersburgh in 1834, and that it has been cultivated commercially in Russia for juice and wine since the 1940s.  PropagationBlack chokeberry can be propagated from seed. Recommend fall planting of seed, or 2-3 months cold stratification. Seeds’ internal dormancy can be overcome by stratification in moist peat for 3-4 months at 32-41 degrees F before planting.Take softwood cuttings in late May-early June, to be rooted in well...

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