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Currant-Red Lake

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Ribes rubrum 'Red Lake'
Zone 2-6. Superior strain of Ribes rubrum. Compact clusters are medium to large, 4” long with 8-10 berries. Long stems for easy picking. Large ½” diameter dark red berries. Excellent for jellies, preserves, tarts and muffins. Makes sparkling red jelly. Strong, vigorous, upright bush with dense foliage; 4’-6’ tall and 2’-5’ wide. Early bearing; produces fruit on two-year and older wood. Long ripening season; holds well on the bushes. Remains productive in partial shade. Excellent bird forage,wildlife habitat and windbreak plant. Ripens during July.

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