Currants are rich in antioxidants and are much higher in Vitamin C than oranges. Red, White and Pink Currants are basically different forms of the same species. Currants are self-fertile and hardy to minus 40°F. or below.
This easy to grow, disease-resistant variety is prized for their striking racemes of attractive and very colorful, translucent berries. These flavorful berries are very nutritious and make a sweet-tart snack or delicious preserves. They ripen in late July and can become even sweeter and remain in good condition on the bush well into September.