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Out of Season Consort Black Currant
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Consort Black Currant

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. Attracts pollinators. Available in a gallon pot and shipping now. Zones 3-7.
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$19.99

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Ribes nigrum x 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: Prefers full sun but will produce fruit in partial shade.
  • Foliage: Lobed dark green foliage.
  • Blooms: Mid Spring to early Summer.
  • Fruit: Bears abundant, long clusters of beautiful black berries.
  • Zone: 3-7
  • Form: Upright shrub
  • 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: 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 3-6 feet tall. Immune to white pine blister rust.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

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.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
4B 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
5A 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
5B 3/18/19 - 6/21/19
6A 3/11/19 - 6/21/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
7B 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
8A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
9A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/17/19
8A-10B: 6/3/19

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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