Prunus virginiana 'Shubert' | Canada Red Chokecherry

Canada Red Chokecherry, also known as Shubert Chokecherry, grows in a pyramidal form. Leaves are dense on branches and emerge as green in spring then change rather quickly to purplish red. The showy white to pink flowers are followed by small, dark red, edible fruit. Accepts sandy to clay soils; prefers moist soils. Canopy coverage: 314 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -40F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 30 feet high

Width: 20 feet wide


Foliage Color: green, purple, red

Flower Color: white, pink

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: birds