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Otelo Black Currant

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Original price $15.99 - Original price $15.99
Original price
$15.99
$15.99 - $15.99
Current price $15.99
SKU E727

Black currants are prohibited to (DE, ME, NC, NJ, WV, VA, MI, MA, OH& RI.)

From Slovakia. A leading European cultivar that is a heavy midseason bearer with a rich flavor.

Black currants have outstanding health benefits, including high Vitamin C content, up to 5 times that of oranges by weight. They have twice the potassium of bananas and twice the antioxidants of blueberries. The antioxidants, essential fatty acids and potassium in black currants have anti- inflammatory impact, reducing the effects of arthritis. Its antioxidant action has been shown to help prevent cancer. The strong flavor of Black Currants is highly prized in Europe, even fresh, but most Americans prefer them made into
jam, syrup or dried as raisins. Partially self fertile plants produce best with another variety for cross-pollinization. Bushes will grow to 4-5’ tall. W
e offer well rooted 1-year bushes. USDA Zones 3-8. Partially self fertile, get 2 different plants for higher production.

Click here to read our Currant Growing Guide

Size: Bareroot (1-2')

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  • Can any of currants grow in Zone 9b ?

    Currants struggle in hot climates and will likely not do well in your area.

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