Red Currant – Red Jade

$16.97

Impress your friends and neighbors with Red Jade Currant which has spectacular long clusters of bright red, translucent fruit. Very flavorful with a hint of tartness, Red Jade berries are great for fresh eating and make tasty preserves.

Red, White, and Pink Currants are basically different forms of the same species. Our easy-to-grow, disease-resistant varieties are prized for their striking racemes of attractive and very colorful, translucent berries. The flavorful berries are very nutritious and make a sweet-tart snack or delicious and beautiful preserves. They ripen in late July and can become even sweeter and remain in good condition on the bush well into September.

7 in stock

Description

Impress your friends and neighbors with Red Jade Currant which has spectacular long clusters of bright red, translucent fruit. Very flavorful with a hint of tartness, Red Jade berries are great for fresh eating and make tasty preserves.

Red, White, and Pink Currants are basically different forms of the same species. Our easy-to-grow, disease-resistant varieties are prized for their striking racemes of attractive and very colorful, translucent berries. The flavorful berries are very nutritious and make a sweet-tart snack or delicious and beautiful preserves. They ripen in late July and can become even sweeter and remain in good condition on the bush well into September.

Latin Name: Ribes rubrum
Site and Soil: Currants like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Currants are self-fertile.
Hardiness: Currants are hardy to minus 40º C.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 3-5 ft. in height
Bloom Time: March-April
Ripening Time: July
Yield: 10-20 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Red Currant is not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 3

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