Consort Black Currant

Ribes nigrum 'Consort'

$26.00 + GST

A dense, multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Heavy producer of strongly tart, black berries which are ready for picking in mid to late summer. Commonly used for fresh eating, baking, canning and wine-making. White flowers in spring accent green lobed foliage that turns red in fall.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Part Shade
HEIGHT 7 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 4 ft FLOWER Spring, White
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Fruit
Clear
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Latin Name: Ribes nigrum 'Consort'
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Size:

Medium size shrub

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Red fall colour

Pollination:

Self-pollinator but will produce more abundant, better quality fruit with second pollinator present

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds and butterflies

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer resistant

Applications:

Used as a hedge or in a mass planting

Notes:

Produces berries on 1-3 yr old wood 

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires average to moist conditions, but should not be allowed to dry out

Pollution Tolerance:

Somewhat tolerant of urban pollution

Maintenance:

Occasional maintenance

Pruning:

Best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Can be used for jams/jellies. Fruit is small in size and black in colour. Berries have a tart taste.

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#2 Pot

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