Use where a large coarse shrub is needed for screening, windbreak, and bird habitat.
It’s called chokecherry for a good reason, although the fruit can be used for jellies or wine.
Prefers full sun and windy conditions.
Extremely drought tolerant for Calgary and area gardens.
This is a large shrub, so make sure you have adequate room for it.
Always look for a local seed sourced plant because they are less susceptible to black knot.
The more open and windy the area, the healthier the plant.