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Black Currant

Ribes nigrum

Zone: 2

Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Mature Size:
4′ H X 4′ W

Bloom Time
: Mid Summer

Description:...

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Ribes nigrum

Zone: 2

Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Mature Size:
4′ H X 4′ W

Bloom Time
: Mid Summer

Description: A medium-sized shrub grown for its black berries in summer, ideal for making jam; quite stiff and upright, best for a reserved spot in the orchard or fruit garden.

Ornamental Features: Green foliage throughout the season. Leaves turn yellow in fall. It features an abundance of magnificent black berries in mid-summer, excellent for making jams and jellies. Self-pollinating variety.

Landscape Attributes: Dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Best pruned in late winter. Good choice for attracting birds.

(Trees, Shrubs and Perennials labelled Zone 2 or 3 are consistently hardy enough to survive in Calgary, Okotoks and surrounding areas)

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