Ribes nigrum 'Consort' is a highly productive black currant with very flavourful medium sized fruit.
Ribes nigrum 'Consort' is a highly productive black currant with very flavourful medium sized fruit. Much higher in vitamin C than oranges. A very hardy and disease resistant, upright growing bush. Photo: Wikipedia.
Common Name: Blackcurrants
Family: Grossulariaceae (The Gooseberry Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Moist to dry forests and rock outcrops in lowlands and mountains.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia
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