Recommended Spacing We recommend spacing these plants 4 - 6' apart to ensure room for growth. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at and we'd be happy to answer them! Zones 4 - 6 Is my location compatible? It is winterhardy, but cold weather at flowering time during the spring reduces the size of the crop. Purchased over 2 years ago. What is your USDA plant hardiness zone?
Red Lake Currant
Golden Currant | EMSWCD
Ribes sanguineum glutinosum 'Claremont'
Regular pruning improves air circulation. Late winter to early spring. Remove affected plant parts at the first sign of powdery mildew to prevent spread to the rest of the plant. Deciduous, upright shrub or small tree.
CURRANTS & GOOSEBERRIES
They can be added to tomato and mint to make a salad, used to accompany roast or grilled lamb, used to accompany seafood and shellfish, used as a dipping sauce at barbecues , blended with mayonnaise , used to invigorate bananas and other tropical fruits, combined with dark chocolate or added to mincemeat in traditional mince pies at Christmas. Vigorous plants have only a few small thorns. Later in , plant explorer David Douglas brought seed back from the Pacific Northwest region and introduced it to England, where it became quite popular. Supposedly the first European to see the plant is Scotsman Archibald Menzies during a long voyage to the new world with Captain George Vancouver, in