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Black Currants (ribes nigrum)
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Delicious in jellies and in juices, high in Vitamin C!

Currants will produce many clusters of beautiful black berries the middle of June.

How To Care For Upon Arrival:

  Remove black currant plants from shipping box immediately. Keep roots moist at all times. Store plants in a cool moist place. Plants will break dormancy very early, mid-April. Suggest at that time to heal plant in ground outside, to avoid long tender shoots, or plant in a container.
What Type Of Soil:
  Will grow in a range from 5 to 8 pH. Prefers a will drained soil, as it makes most of its early growth in early spring.
When To Plant:
  Early spring (April - May)
How To Plant:
  Dig a hole large enough to accommodate all of the roots. Plant so the top roots are at least 2" to 3" below ground line. Pack soil firmly around plant and water immediately. Space 2 feet apart.
Where To Plant:

On the outer edge of your vegetable garden as it will produce fruit year after year and requires no pruning. A 4 to 5 year old plant will reach a maximum height of 4 feet.


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Black Currants
 (ribes nigrum)


Vigorous Black, very productive, ripens midseason.

(zone 3-7) 

Price Per Plant Per 10 Per 25 Per 100
8in to 12in $ 2.30 $ 2.05
12in to 15in $ 2.55 $ 2.25
15in & up $ 2.95 $ 2.75

We do not break bunches


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