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Schubert Chokecherry 

 Schubert chokecherries are instantly recognizable by their dark purple
foliage

Prunus virginiana 'Schubert'

Zone 2

Description

Growth Rate: Moderate

Height: 8 m (27 ft)

Spread: 4 m (13 ft)

Life span: 30 years

Why Plant It?

  • Showy white blossoms in spring and dark purple foliage make this an attractive specimen tree
  • Fruit attracts birds

Likes

  • Full sun (to maximize fruiting)
  • Well-drained soil

Dislikes

  • Compacted or saline soil
  • Salt spray

Insects

Aphids & other sucking insects
Forest Tent Caterpillar
Spotted Wing Drosophila**

Disease

Black Knot
Fireblight
Sunscald

**Not yet present in Grande Prairie

Last updated: 2/2/2017 10:11:24 AM