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Currant, Red Lake

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Short Description

Intense flavor. Considered the best red currant.

Full Description

Large and juicy red berries ripen in late spring through the summer months, with intense flavor ideal for making preserves. Red berries, although tart, can be eaten fresh picked and are attractive to birds. With showy, bright red fruits and aromatic leaves, vigorous bushes make attractive hedges in the garden. Best grown in rich, well-drained soil. Very resistant to White Pine Blister Rust. Very high in vitamin C.
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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

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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Item 10605 cannot ship to: AA, AE, AK, AP, AS, CN, DE, FM, GU, HI, MA, ME, MH, MP, NC, NH, NJ, PR, PW, VI, WV
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  • Zone
    3-7
    Sun
    Full Sun
    Height
    48-60 inches
    Spread
    36-48 inches
    Life Cycle
    Perennial
    Growth Habit
    Bush
    Food Use
    Edible Fruit, Sauce
    Genus
    Ribes
    Ornamental Use
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