Jostaberry Ribes nidigrolaria

Jostaberry
(Ribes nidigrolaria)

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Description

Note: Ships spring 2021 as a 8-12" bare-root.

Jostaberry (Ribes nidigrolaria) is a thorn-free cross between a gooseberry and a currant

Characteristics

Pollination: Self-pollinating
Size: 3-5' x 3-6'
Disease: Resistant to American gooseberry mildew, black currant leaf spot, white pine blister rust, and big bud gall mite.
Ripening Date: June - July
Years to Bear 1-2
Taste: Sweet

Growing Conditions

USDA Zone: 4-9
Spacing: 5'
Light Exposure: Part Shade to Full Sun
Soil Type: Wide Range
Soil PH: 6.2-6.5