The black fruiting Josta is a new unique hybrid from Europe. A gooseberry - black currant cross. Vigorous and healthy, Josta shows off the best traits of each parent. Fruits later in life than most Ribes usually the third or forth year. No thorns, no pungent aroma, 1/2" fruit good for freezing. Space 5' apart. Rust resistant with little or no pruning required. The upright bush is pretty with large dark green leaves. Height 4'-7'. 3 and 5 and 7 gallon size usually fruiting in the container. Zones 3-8.
|Disease Resistance||Very Good|
|Wet Soil Tolerance||Fair|
|Shade Tolerance||Very Good|
|Fresh for Kids||Fair|
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