Prunus virginiana, PA Ecotype
Chokecherry, PA Ecotype
Creates intermediate to mid-story habitat for nesting; the abundant fruit provides summer and fall food for birds; host to many native caterpillars that are also food for birds.
General Product Information:
Item Number: PRUVIR01
Species Type: Native
Pollinator Favorites, Woody Trees, Shrubs & Vines
Classification: Woody Deciduous Shrub
Characteristics: A multi-stemmed shrub species; produces dark red to purple fruit in summer and fall.
Habitat: Rocky upland woods, roadsides.
Bloom Period: May to June
Flower Color: White
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 32.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 20 in
pH: 5.2 – 8.4
Pollinator Value: High
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 5,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 20.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy