Currant Cherry Red

Cherry Red Currant

Ribes sativum

Cherry Red currant's fruit clusters are short and loose. The berries are very large, bright dark red, acidic and good. Plants are vigorous, upright and productive. Cherry Red resists mildew, a real plus in humid areas. A small bush in the landscape, Cherry Red is good in shade against buildings and with borders including strawberries or low growing herbs or flowers. Mixing with Josta or white and black currants @ 5' apart is fine since they are similar in size and habit. Space @ 5' circle Zones 3-7.

Plant Characteristics
Pest ResistanceVery Good
Disease ResistanceGood
Drought ToleranceGood
Heat ToleranceFair
Humidity ToleranceGood
Sun ToleranceGood
Wet Soil ToleranceFair
Shade ToleranceVery Good
No SprayGood
Salt TolerancePoor
Fresh for KidsFair
Deer ResistanceGood
ThornsNo
Plant TypeShrub
Soil TypeFertile
Edible TypeBerry
Self FertileYes
This information is accurate to the best of our knowledge, comments/opinions are always welcome
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14 inch pot
$12.00  own roots
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1Quart Pot
$15.00  own roots
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4Quart Pot
$40.00  own roots
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1Half Gallon #275
$17.00  own roots
13/4 Gallon
$25.00  own roots
13 Gallon
$45.00  own roots



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