Redstart Red Currant
Prohibited to (DE, ME, NC, NH & WV, and by permit only to MA and NJ)
New from the England East Malling Station. Redstart produces heavy consistent yields of long strings of medium size bright red fruit of excellent flavor on a sturdy upright bush. It ripens later in the season, in August.
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. Red currants are self-fertile. USDA Zones 3-8.
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