A small, hardy attractive, woody shrub that produces flowers along its branches that are followed by clusters of small, glossy red berries that are rich in antioxidants, vitamin C and minerals. Red currants can be eaten raw and have a sweet to tart flavour but are usually used in pies, jams, preserves and syrups to make cordial.
|Size — 200 MM|
|Growth Width — 1.2 M|
|Growth Height — 1.2 M|
|Flower Colour — Yellow|
|Fruiting Period — Summer|
|Flowering Period — Spring|
|Light Requirements — Part Shade|
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
Keep moist and don’t let soil dry out during flowering and fruiting periods.
After harvesting prune the bush back to five leaves on each side shoot and remove any dead or overcrowded branches to 'open up' the plant.