Ground Hug Chokeberry

General Information

Ground Hug Chokeberry is a low growing deciduous shrub.  This plant is perfect for difficult areas, as a beautiful, low maintenance plant.  The plant keeps a nice appearance throughout the spring and summer months with glossy, deep green foliage.  In the fall, the shrub has great red leaves.  In the springtime, Ground Hug has clusters of tiny white flowers. Following these flowers, berries form.  They ripen in the fall, to purple-black in color.  The berries are edible, though quite astringent when eaten fresh.

Additional Information

Aronia melanocarpa ‘UCONNAM012’ grows to a height of 8 to 14 inches, with a spread of 30 to 36 inches.  It is recommended for USDA climate zones 3 to 9.  Ground Hug Chokeberry can grow well in full to part sunlight.  It does well with average amounts of moisture in well drained soils.  It is said to be drought tolerant, once established. 

Shipping Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI.  Due to Department of Agriculture regulations, we cannot send plants to California. Our products will ship with either USPS or FedEx.  They should take 2 to 3 days to reach most areas that we ship to.  All of our plants will be shipped out within 7 to 10 business days, with certain exceptions.   

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Mature Width 30 to 36 Inches
Mature Height 8 to 14 Inches
Light Full to Part Sun
Planting Zone 3 to 9

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US Planting Zones


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