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Currant 'Consort'

More About 'Consort'

  • Ribes nigrum 'Consort'
  • Rust resistant shrub
  • Medium-sized, black fruit, high in vitamin C
  • Sweet and juicy
  • Can be eaten fresh, used in preserves or for wine or juice
  • Ripens: June to July

Zone:

4

Height:

125-175 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm
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Consort Currant Growing and Maintenance Tips

Currants grow best in medium moisture and an organically rich, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. Avoid overhead watering. Remove stems older than three years to encourage greater, fruit production.


'Consort' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Edible
Edible

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Fruit
Berries

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