Red Lake Currants Ribes rubrum

Red Lake Currants
(Ribes rubrum)

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Description

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

Red Lake Currants (Ribes rubrum) are heavy-bearing of large dark red fruit high in antioxidants & total phenolics. Grows well in the shade. Red Currants may NOT be shipped to DE, MA, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, RI, VA, WV.

Characteristics

Pollination: Self-pollinating
Size: 3-5' x 3-6'
Disease: Resistant to white pine blister rust (WPBR)
Ripening Date: June - July
Years to Bear 2-3
Taste: Sweet

Growing Conditions

USDA Zone: 3-9
Spacing: 5'
Light Exposure: Full Shade to Full Sun
Soil Type: Wide Range
Soil PH: 6.2-6.5