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Ribes rubrum

Red currant

Main interest:
showy edible fruit, fragrant leaf, attracts birds
Soil & Exposure:
full sun to partial shade, medium water needs
green, aromatic when crushed
USDA Hardiness:
zone 3: -40 ° C (-40 ° F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 5 ft (1.5 m) width: 5 ft (1.5 m)

Best grown in rich, medium moisture soil. The classic red currant is primarily grown for its fruit production. Clusters of red currants ripen in July, which can be used in jams, jellies and pies. Great for use in fruit and vegeable gardens, or makes an attractive ornamental hedge.

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When is this product available?
June 2019


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