Currant Variety Starter 9 Pack-3 Currant Varieties, 3 Pots Each, Ready to Plant-Live Plants in 4″ Pots


Currant lovers rejoice! Grow three varieties of currants and enjoy fresh fruit, increased yields and sweeter currants than ever before! This starter pack includes 3 plants each of three currant varieties: Ben Nevis (Black), Red Lake (Red), and Consort (Black). A perfect choice for gardeners, jelly and jam makers, home vintners and fresh fruit lovers.

Currant plants, belonging to the genus Ribes, are versatile and hardy shrubs that bear delicious berries. These plants thrive in various climates and are a popular choice for home gardens. With vibrant colors ranging from red to black, currants add both visual appeal and culinary delight to your outdoor space. Planting Zone Information: Currant plants are adaptable to different zones, typically thriving in USDA hardiness zones 3-8. It’s crucial to choose the right variety based on your specific planting zone to ensure optimal growth and fruit production. Growing Guide Instructions: Site Selection: Choose a well-drained location with full to partial sunlight. Currants prefer slightly acidic to neutral soil. Planting: Plant currants in early spring or late fall. Dig a hole deep enough to accommodate the root ball and space plants 3-4 feet apart. Water thoroughly after planting. Pruning: Prune in late winter or early spring to remove dead or weak branches. Thin crowded growth to improve air circulation. Currants produce fruit on one-year-old wood, so maintain a balance between new and old growth. Harvesting: Harvest berries when they are plump, juicy, and fully colored. Use scissors or hand-pick to avoid damaging the delicate fruit clusters. ***Winter Protection: In colder zones, provide winter protection by mulching around the base of the plants to insulate the roots.*** In summary, currant plants are a delightful addition to any garden, offering both aesthetic beauty and a bountiful harvest. With proper care, these hardy shrubs can thrive in a variety of climates, providing you with fresh, flavorful berries for culinary delights.

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Plants from Daylily Nursery are guaranteed to arrive healthy and green. If you have any concerns or are dissatisfied within the first five days of receiving your plants, please email or call our office. If your plants have received less-than-ideal care or were purchased for planting outside of your recommended growing zone, your purchase isn’t covered by our guarantee. Zone recommendations are provided in our listings.
Use your best judgment before ordering during unusually hot or cold weather (below 32 degrees F, or in excess of 95F for shipping purposes), as these extremes may leave your plant vulnerable to damage. The optimal time for planting for most of our material is in mid to late spring, past the danger of hard frost. This allows your plants the longest possible growing season. Summer and very early fall are also suitable, as long as your plant is placed in optimal conditions and receives adequate water. Late fall and winter are very risky in most areas. When in doubt about suitable planting times or zone compatible plants for your area, reach out to your local Agricultural Extension Office.
If issues with your plants arise within the first 30 days of receipt, please email or call our office. Our knowledgeable staff will review your concerns and provide guidance and troubleshooting, or a one-time replacement if necessary. The customer assumes responsibility for the cost of shipping the replacement. Happy Planting!