Red Lake Currant


SKU: FRT193G1P

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Description:

'Red Lake' is a red currant cultivar which is grown primarily for fruit production. Clusters of greenish-yellow flowers bloom in spring, and are noticeable but not particularly ornamental. Medium green leaves are 3-5 lobed, and are aromatic when crushed. Red currants, although tart, may be eaten ripe off the shrub, but are perhaps more often harvested to make jams, jellies and pies.

  • Hardiness Zone: 3 - 7
  • Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Height : 3' - 5'
  • Width : 3' - 5'
  • Note: The plant is shipped in its pot, firmly secured with several layers of clear tape, thereby avoiding any shuffling and moving during transit. The plant reaches you with minimal damage- very safe and secure. We have been shipping plants like this for several years (plant are sometimes shipped in smaller pots for safety and ease of shipping). Most plants go dormant in fall and winter and will lose most of their leaves - looking dead and dry - very normal. They will flush out in spring.

    We cannot send ship some plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by department of agriculture.

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