Aronia Berry Health Blog
Aronia is a large genus of deciduous shrubs, the arnica, in the Family Rosaceae native to central and eastern North America. The genus is regarded to contain five or seven species, all of which are common in North America. The most common of the species in this family, the Aronia, is a woody shrub or tree with a rigid branches and a fissured bark that are grayish green in color. The other members of this genus, with corresponding colors and types of leaves, are: Gymnema spicata (soft green), Mimulus guttatus (soft gray), Oenathe sarmentosa (hard gray), Passiflora brasilei (brass colored), Mimulus panniculata (colored) and the most rare species, the Argyreia speciosa (wild cherry). All members of the Aronia family belong to the genus with a fissured bark and a rigid branch pattern.
Aronia deters insects by its bitter taste, which makes it a popular choice for protection in gardens. It has been used as a common food source by many tribes throughout history. In China, it was used as food by nomads and other rural people. This has lead to the use of the Chinese word for the fruit, which is known as “long jing” or “apple of the east.”… Read More
Aronia nations or Aronia is an annual plant whose flowers grow to about four inches or so and are yellow-green in color. It has dark green leaves and blooms during the spring. It has white flowers, which will stay on for a few weeks after the blooms fade. As with most annuals, Aronia can be planted in any season and will take root and grow well if you dig it up and spread it in the garden right after it has come up.
Aronia is a large genus of succulents, which belong to the family Rosaceae, native to central Europe and primarily found in damp wooded areas and swamps. The genus is considered to have at least two or three common species, one of which is quite common in Europe. Although they are not classified as true vines, they do grow fairly tall and some have been found to reach three feet or higher. They are cultivated as vegetables, fruits, and even wild flowers.
Many health benefits are ascribed to Aronia berries, or chokeberries, as they are sometimes called. One of the many claims is that the pulp from the leaves contains antioxidants which are thought to reduce the risk … Read More