SUCKER PUNCH® chokecherry

Prunus spp ‘P002S' PP25,767

An improved red leaf chokecherry hybrid which does not sucker. This drought-tolerant medium-sized tree is adorned with beautiful dark reddish-purple foliage. In spring there are abundant white small fragrant blooms. The leaves emerge green in spring and gradually change to purple. The small fruits ripen to deep purple in late July and can be used for making jams and jellies or left on the tree to provide a favorite food for songbirds.
Plant Type Tree
Height 20 - 25 feet
Width 15 - 20 feet
Flowering Season spring
Flower Color white
Sun Sun
Water Needs moderate to dry
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 3 -8
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant No
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest Yes
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2019
Annual Commercial Maintenance Good growth habit and tends not to exhibit many crossing branches requiring less pruning maintenance. If pruning is required, use ISA practices for pruning as plant matures.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow ISA pruning practices or call a certified arborist.
Elevation Guide Up to 7500 ft.