About Black chokeberry
Arania melanocarpa is a deciduous shrub from the Rosaceae family. It is native to Eastern North America and can be used as a shrub in borders or in more open wooded gardens. The common name, Chokeberry, references its tart and bitter berries.
How to care for Black chokeberry
Black chokeberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Black chokeberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Black chokeberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Black chokeberry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.