Consort Black Currant Tree

High in Vitamin C

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Consort Black Currant Tree

High in Vitamin C

  • Medium-sized berries with wonder sweet-tart flavor
  • Compact, upright shrub grows 3-6 ft. tall
  • Fragrant flowers attract pollinators
Enjoy a delightfully sweet-tart, flavorful black currant—without having to worry about white pine blister rust. In late summer, Consort produces medium-sized black berries that are high in vitamin C and good for fresh eating, baking, jams and jellies. Grows 3- to 6-ft. tall. Immune to white pine blister rust. Attracts pollinators. Zones 3-7.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2022 Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/2/22 - 6/24/22
4B 5/2/22 - 6/24/22
5A 4/11/22 - 6/24/22
5B 3/28/22 - 6/24/22
6A 3/14/22 - 6/24/22
6B 2/28/22 - 6/24/22
7A 2/24/22 - 6/24/22
7B 2/21/22 - 6/24/22
8A 2/17/22 - 6/10/22
8B 2/14/22 - 6/10/22
9A & B 2/7/22 - 6/10/22
10A & B 2/7/22 - 6/10/22
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/20/22
8A-10B: 6/6/22

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Ribes nigrum 'Consort'
  • Height: 6 feet.
  • Spacing: 6 feet.
  • Depth:Plant so the roots are below soil level. Firm soil and water well.
  • Spread:6 feet.
  • Light Required:Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 12-15" Bareroot
  • Blooms: Mid Spring, Late Spring
  • Fruit: Bears abundant, long clusters of beautiful black berries.
  • Zone: 3-7
  • Form: Fruit, Currant
  • Flower Form: White flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained humus enriched soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: Remove dead wood. Prune to rejuvenate new growth.
  • Foliage: Lobed dark green foliage.

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