Red Jade™ Currant
Ribes rubrum 'Red Jade'
Prohibited to (DE,ME,NC,NH&WV, and by permit only to MA and NJ)
Red Jade is a great cultivar for producing large strigs of ruby red berries! Vigorous and disease resistant, Red Jade is a great currant for backyard growers and commercial producers alike!
Red currants are among the most beautiful of edible ornamentals. With their full complement of gorgeous red currant clusters, these bushes are stunningly beautiful ornamentals. The attractive fruit and foliage and resistance to mildew and leaf spot make our red currant selections favorites for the edible landscape. Bright, shiny, red clusters of fruit are striking in the garden and they enhance any dish to which they are added. High quality fruit is excellent for jams, jellies and sauces, and it has considerable health benefits, including high quantities of vitamin C and potassium.
USDA Zone: 3-8
Grow Height: 6' to 8'
Sun: Partial Shade to Full Sun
Ripening Time: Early Summer
Pollination: Self Fertile
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