Red Lake Currant Minnesota 1933


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Large clusters of deep red fruit with sprightly, sweet-tart flavor that is excellent for jellies, preserves, tarts and muffins. Vigorous, tall- stemmed bush, 4-6' tall when mature, 2-5' wide. Should expect 5 to 10 lbs of fruit per mature bush.  Exceptionally hardy and remains productive in partial shade. Bears over an extended period in July. Currants are usually 1 to 2 ft. when shipped. We are unable to ship currants to ME, NC and SC

Growing Considerations for Red Lake Currant Minnesota 1933

USDA Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Harvest Period: Midseason

Storage: A few weeks

Uses: Canning / Preserves, Desserts / Pies, Fresh Eating

Origin Date: 1945 and beyond

Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile

Years to Bear: 1-2 years

Mature Size: 4-6 ft.

Shape when Shipped: Small bush

Recommended Spacing: 4-6 ft.

Shipping Note:  Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 30 November, 1999.