Canada Red Chokecherry

(Prunus virginiana ‘Schubert’)
Zones: 3-6 Full Sun (click for map)
Chokecherry foliage early Summer through Fall
Chokecherry foliage early Summer through Fall

This is a small ornamental deciduous tree with an oval round growth habit. It has a beautiful spring floral display with 1 inch wide by 3-6 inch long clusters of dainty white flowers, followed by 1/3 inch diameter purple fruits. The foliage emerges as bright green turning to a maroon-red early summer and keeps this color through fall. Grows 1-2 ft. per year in full sun to a mature height of 20-30 ft. and 20 ft. wide. Grows best in well drained soils.