- Botanical Name:Ribes nidigrolaria
- Height:3 – 5 feet.
- Spacing:3 – 4 feet.
- Depth:Same as in the nursery.
- Spread:4 feet.
- Light Required:Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Yield:10 – 12 lbs. at maturity.
- Size:12-18 In. Bareroot
- Blooms:Mid Spring, Late Spring
- Fruit:1/2 inch, large oval, green fruit turns rosy-pink when ripe.
- Form:Small fruit, native fruit,shrub
- Soil Requirements:Rich, moist, well-drained soil.
- Growth Rate:Moderate growth rate.
- Foliage:Glossy deep green foliage.
- Comments:Cross between a gooseberry and a black currant. High in Vitamin C. Vigorous and hardy, disease resistant shrub, easy to grow. Produces large ebony colored, sweet-tart fruit, very good for fresh eating, jams, jellies, preserves, sauces.
Vigorous, 3- to 5-ft. shrub yields 10-12 lbs. of sweet-tart fruit in July. Mouthwatering fresh eating! Makes delicious jams, jellies, preserves and sauces. Bears in two years. Self-pollinating, hardy and easy to grow. Zones 3-6.