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.
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