The Canadian Red Chokecherry is known for its toughness and leaf color. The leaves emerge green and turn purple in the summer. Then the leaves go from a red to a reddish-purple in the fall.
The Canadian Red Chokecherry is noted because it has beautiful leaves that change several different colors. It also produces small white clusters of flowers in the spring. This tree is smaller and will only get to about 25′ tall and will do under power lines. It has an upright spreading, round shape.
This Choke Cherry does best in full sun with well-drained soil.
A smaller tree that only gets to be 25′ tall with a 22′ spread, does well in full sun and well-drained soil.