Sun exposure: full sun or partial shade
in dry, hot areas
Water: average water with good drainage
Soil: prefers sandy loam with organic
matter, but tolerant of a wide range of conditions and sites
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
Mid to late summer
Red currants are generally not eaten fresh due to their tartness. They are used best in jams, jellies, pies or muffins.
Uses for Fruit