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Redcurrant - Redstart

Modern late-fruiting English variety raised in Kent, renowned for the weight and reliability of its crops and its excellent disease resistance. The bright red glossy currants are borne on long strigs for easy picking. Sharp mouthwatering flavour, ideal for summer puddings, fruit salads, jams and wine-making. Freezes well.

Season: Late July - August

Planting Distance: 1.2m (4ft)

Approximate Height: 1.2m (4ft) after 5 years

Currants need a fertile neutral soil to crop well (a pH of 6.0-7.5 is ideal) in full sun.