Ribes spp.
Very popular in Europe and other regions of the world, Currants are not well known in the U.S. Beautiful additions to the landscape or attractive container plants, Currants feature striking clusters of black, red, white or pink, delicious and intensely flavored berries. Our unique selections are especially well suited for our Pacific Northwest climate. Vigorous, very productive and disease-resistant, these valuable varieties will reward your customers with abundant crops of tasty fruit.
Red Currant
Ribes spicatum
Our easy to grow, disease-resistant varieties are prized for their striking racemes of attractive and very colorful, translucent berries. These flavorful berries are very nutritious and make a sweet-tart snack or delicious and beautiful preserves. They ripen in late July and can become even sweeter and remain in good condition on the bush well into September.
Cherry Red
This attractive variety bears large clusters of juicy, flavorful, translucent red berries which make delicious jams and jellies. 4950
An excellent variety for the garden or in a container, Heros is very disease-resistant and grows to about 3 feet in height. Originally from Holland, Heros features abundant, attractive long clusters of beautiful, sweet, translucent red berries. 4956
A unique Red Currant from Canada, Honeywood is prized for its heavy crops of sweet, mildly tart, large red berries great for fresh eating and preserves. A compact shrub growing 3 to 4 feet in height, Honeywood is easy to grow and very disease-resistant. 4957
An attractive, upright growing, compact shrub from Canada, Pomona is very disease-resistant and is prized for its striking 4 inch long clusters of dark red berries. Sweeter than most, these large, juicy berries are great for fresh eating, juice and preserves. 4970
Red Jade™
(NY68 cv.) A vigorous and disease-resistant variety, Red Jade™ is covered with striking clusters of sparkling, translucent, juicy red fruit. 4975
A very productive variety of Red Currant from the Netherlands, Rovada bears abundant long clusters of very large and beautiful, translucent red berries. 4980
This valuable Swedish variety bears heavy crops of striking, dark red berries. Very flavorful and sweeter than most, they are great for fresh eating and preserves. Rubina features an attractive, spreading form and frilly foliage. 4982
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