Viking Aronia

Aronia melanocarpa ‘Viking’


Developed in Eastern Europe, this “Superfruit” has outstanding levels of vitamins and antioxidants. Attractive white flowers in late spring give rise to large clusters of black fruit. Self pollinating; only one variety needed for fruit production.



Height: 6′

Spread: 6′

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness Zone: 3

Foliage Colour: Green

Fall Foliage: Red

Growth Habit: Rounded

Flower Colour: White

Blooms: Spring

Fruit Colour: Black

Fruit Size: 16 mm

Fruit Timing: Ripe Mid to Late August

Fruit Use: Fresh Eating

Key Features: Compact, Edible Fruit (Tart), Fall Interest

Landscape Uses: Naturalizing, Mass Planting

Pollination: Self-Pollinating