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Currant 'Wellington'

More About 'Wellington'

  • Ribes nigrum 'Wellington'
  • Medium to large clusters of black berries
  • Good for jellies, jams, or wines
  • Ripens: July

Zone:

3

Height:

125-150 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm
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Wellington 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.


'Wellington' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Berries
Deciduous
Fruit

Habit

Rounded
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

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