Photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries Inc

Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking Black'


One of the best cultivars known for its incredibly large clusters of black fruit. Attractive white flowers in late spring along with glossy dark green leaves that turn to vivid hues of red and orange in the fall offer multi season interest. Easy to grow and maintain. Developed in Eastern Europe for commercial fruit production and can be used to make jams, jellies and many other fruit products. Berries are high in vitamins and antioxidants.

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  • Profusion of White Spring Flowers
  • Edible Fruit in Fall
  • Hardy and Attracts Wildlife


3-5 ft


4-6 ft

Hardiness Zone:

3 - 8

Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking Black' Characteristics


  • Drought Tolerant
  • Fragrant


  • Sun Tolerant

Nature Attraction

  • Birds

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average