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Ribes rubrum 'Honeywood' - Red Currant - Grossulariaceae (The Gooseberry Family)
Ribes rubrum 'Honeywood' - Red Currant - Ribes rubrum 'Honeywood' produces large clusters of berries good for fresh eating or red currant wine.
Ribes rubrum 'Honeywood' - Ribes rubrum 'Honeywood' produces large clusters of berries good for fresh eating or red currant wine.


 
1g
Price: $25.99
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Height: 4-6'
Width: 3-5'
Flower Colour: Yellow

Stock Status: Available This Year
Availability: Most orders ship May 1-June 20 depending on when plants are ready.
Product Code: 10198
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Description Fine Print
 
Ribes rubrum 'Honeywood' is a newer cultivar of red currant producing large clusters of red berries good for fresh eating or preserves but said to be excellent for making red currant wine. All currants are rich in antioxidants and have a much higher vitamin C content than oranges. They can be eaten fresh or used for jams, jellies, and juices. They are easy-to-grow, self-fertile, and very hardy to at least zone 3.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
  • Flowering Time: Spring
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts: Bees
  • Habitat: Moist to dry forests and rock outcrops in lowlands and mountains.
  • Geographical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia, Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas, Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
  • BC Native: No

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