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Currant, Consort Black

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Old variety great for jams and preserves.

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Clusters of medium-sized, black, sweet-tart musky fruits ripen in late summer. Developed by Agriculture Canada, Consort Black is an old variety with resistance to White Pine Blister Rust. Upright, multi-stemmed shrubs bear fragrant flowers in spring and brilliant orange red foliage in fall. Very high in vitamin C.
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Product properties

Zone This refers to the USDA hardiness zone assigned to each part of the country, based on the minimum winter temperature that a region typically experiences. Hardiness zone ranges are provided for all perennial plants and you should always choose plants that fall within your range.

3-7

Sun The amount of sunlight this product needs daily in order to perform well in the garden. Full sun means 6 hours of direct sun per day; partial sun means 2-4 hours of direct sun per day; shade means little or no direct sun.

Full Sun, Part Sun

Height The typical height of this product at maturity.

48-60 inches

Spread The width of the plant at maturity.

36-48 inches

Life Cycle This refers to whether a plant is an annual, biennial or perennial. Annuals complete their life cycles in one year; biennials produce foliage the first year and bloom and go to seed the second year; perennials can live for more than two years.

Perennial

Growth Habit The genetic tendency of a plant to grow in a certain shape, such as vining or bush like.

Bush

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Sep 26, 2016

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Items 10661, 21652 cannot ship to: AA, AE, AK, AP, AS, CN, DE, FM, GU, HI, MA, ME, MH, MI, MP, NC, NH, NJ, OH, PR, PW, VI, WV
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Zone
3-7
Sun
Full Sun, Part Sun
Height
48-60 inches
Spread
36-48 inches
Life Cycle
Perennial
Growth Habit
Bush
Food Use
Edible Fruit, Sauce
Genus
Ribes
Ornamental Use
Beds, Borders
Currant, Consort Black is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Strong plants Bought 2 of these this spring and despite a drought here, they are strong, big and thriving. They come dry root but with watering they sprouted quickly.
Date published: 2016-09-15
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