Currant Red
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1086110200

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
Frost Tolerant
Flower Colour — Yellow
Fruiting Period — Summer
Flowering Period — Spring
Light Requirements — Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Watering needs

Keep moist and don’t let soil dry out during flowering and fruiting periods.

Pruning Advice

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.