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Consort Black Currant

Very High in Vitamin C

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. Bareroot. Zones 3-7. Not available in DE, MA, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, RI, VA, WV.
  • Zone 5 - 8.
  • Height 6 feet.
  • Light Required Prefers full sun but will produce in partial shade.

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  • Botanical Name: Ribes nigrum x Consort
  • Height: 6 feet.
  • Spacing: 6 feet.
  • Depth: Plant at same depth as the pot. Firm soil and water well.
  • Spread: 6 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Prefers full sun but will produce in partial shade.
  • Foliage: Lobed dark green foliage.
  • Blooms: Mid Spring to early Summer.
  • Fruit: Bears abundant, long clusters of beautiful black berries.
  • 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.
  • Comments: Strong vigorous, upright plants hold fruit well.

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