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Jostaberry

Jostaberry - (Ribes nidigrolaria)

Jostaberry - (Ribes nidigrolaria)

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  • Ribes nidigrolaria
  • A cross between a black currant and a gooseberry
  • The habit of a currant
  • Fruit like a black gooseberry
  • Fruit appears green, ripening to deep purple
  • Tall narrow shrub
  • Fruit is tangy and sweet
  • Use for jams, jellies, pies and eating fresh
  • Self-pollinating
  • Ripens: Late July

Zone:

5b

Height:

100-125 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm
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Jostaberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

 Jostaberry grows best with medium moisture, a well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade.


Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Edible
Edible

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Berries

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green