An easy to grow, productive small shrub, Nero grows 3- 4 ft. in height and bears abundant crops of large, jet-black berries, good for juice and wine. A beautiful ornamental, you'll enjoy Nero's abundant clusters of very dark blue fruit and striking, bright red, fall foliage.
Latin Name:Aronia melanocarpa
Site and Soil:Aronia like full to 1/2 day sun and most soils.
Pollination Requirements:Aronia is self-fertile.
Hardiness:Aronia is hardy to minus 40°F.
Bearing Age:2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity:3 - 4 ft. in height.
Pests & Diseases:Aronia is not bothered by pests or diseases.
Sunset Western Zone:A-2, A-3, 1-7
Sunset Northeast Zone:31, 32, 34-41
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