Also known as Canada Red Chokecherry, Prunus virginiana Canada Red is a deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. This is a vigorous and hardier form of Chokecherry, the foliage is a darker reddish purple with a thicker leaf texture. Also known for its straight trunk and more uniform top, this tree must have good drainage and aeration. Canada Red Chokecherry features showy chains of fragrant white flowers hanging below the branches in mid spring. It has attractive deep purple foliage which emerges green in spring. The oval leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding red in the autumn. The fruits are showy dark red drupes with black overtones, which are carried in abundance in mid summer.