Sun exposure: full sun
Water: average water with good drainage
Soil: prefers a sheltered site with fertile,
moist, well-drained and slightly acidic soil,
but tolerant of a wide range of conditions
Nutrient requirements: fertilize at least
once in the spring, but responds well to
multiple liquid applications while actively growing. Do not apply fertilizer after August 1st.
Care and Pruning
Prune for shape and aeration after fruiting
Uses for Fruit
Have a very prominent, sweet and unique flavor. They are best used for jams, jellies, pies, or juice. Also excellent when dried.
'Consort' is resistant to white pine blister rust, and not subject to laws banning the planting of black currants.