Currant – Mystery (Price discounted)

$15.66

We don’t know the variety of these currant bushes, so we’re offering them for a discounted price! If you’re willing to be surprised when they fruit, these ones are for you.

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Description

Botanical name
Ribes rubrum ‘???’

Family
Grossulariaceae

Spacing
Plant 1.2-1.8 m (4-6′) apart.

Depth
Dig a hole deeper and wider than the root ball.

Requirements
Prefers organically rich well-drained soil, medium moisture with a pH of 6-6.8. Chose a site with partial shade to full sun.

Pests
Scale, cane borer, aphids, powdery mildew, white pine blister rust (avoid planting near white pines)

Timing
Best time to plant is September to early October, or April to early May.

Growing
Pinch off flowers the first year to establish a strong root and cane. Adequate watering, weed prevention and regular pruning are key.

Harvest
July

Season
Perennial