Nature’s superberries because of its extraordinary
nutritional value. They are similar in size to blueberries and a deep
violet in colour. The health benefits are based on its very high levels
of anthocyanins and flavonoids. Three times the antioxidants of
blueberries and five to ten times higher than cranberries, with
beneficial nutrients such as antioxidants, polyphenols, minerals and
vitamins. Also known to improve the circulation of blood, make blood
vessels stronger, help keep blood pressure at normal levels and reduce
the risk of heart disease. They have also been proven to help treating
stomach problems including gastric ulcers and diarrhea. It also serves
as anti-carcinogenic agent. The effect of the berries on cancer is known
to be rather effective especially for those suffering from colon
cancer. Viking is the most productive cultivar of the Aronia, yielding
as high as 5 tons per acre. This easy-to-grow native plant is loaded
with black berries that ripen in late summer and can hang on the bush
throughout winter. Berries are very high in antioxidants and are great
used for wine, juices, jam, baking and more. Highly ornamental shrub
features fragrant, white blooms and glossy green foliage. Grows 1.5 m (5
ft) in full sun to partial shade.

Planting Instructions
Growing Aronia Viking