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Cross Between Gooseberry and Black Currant

Vigorous, 3- to 5-ft. shrub yields 10-12 lbs. of sweet-tart fruit in July. Mouthwatering fresh eating! Makes delicious jams, jellies, preserves and sauces. Bears in two years. Self-pollinating, hardy and easy to grow. Zones 3-6. Not available in DE, MA, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, RI, VA, WV.
  • Zone 3 - 6.
  • Height 3 - 5 feet.
  • Shade Required Full sun to partial shade.

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  • Botanical Name: Ribes nidigrolaria
  • Height: 3 - 5 feet.
  • Spacing: 3 - 4 feet.
  • Depth: Same as in the nursery.
  • Spread: 4 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating.
  • Yield: 10 - 12 lbs. at maturity.
  • Foliage: Glossy deep green foliage.
  • Blooms: April.
  • Fruit: 1/2 inch, large oval, green fruit turns rosy-pink when ripe.
  • Form: Upright.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, moist, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium.
  • Comments: Cross between a gooseberry and a black currant. High in Vitamin C. Vigorous and hardy, disease resistant shrub, easy to grow. Produces large ebony colored, sweet-tart fruit, very good for fresh eating, jams, jellies, preserves, sauces.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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