Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana `Canada Red`)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Chokecherry
Chokecherry
Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana)

Cultivars:
'Canada Red'
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3a
Mature Height Mature Height
20 to 25 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
to 20 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Faster
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Ornamental
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
Yes
Additional Information Additional Information
upright, spreading, rounded form; 20-25’ tall; 20’ wide; single-stemmed with a straighter trunk; green leaves changing to bright, reddish-purple in summer; faster growth rate

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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