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Consort Black Currant

Ribes nigrum 'Consort'

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A very productive selection of sweet-tart medium-sized black fruit that ripen late in the summer. Fragrant flowers in spring and wonderful orange-red fall color. Also proven be very disease resistant. Ripens late in the season, black fruits with strong flavor, medium in size and borne in clusters. The plants are very productive, immune to white pine blister rust, and only moderately susceptible to powdery mildew. Developed by Agriculture Canada at Ottawa, Ontario in 1952.
Hardy to -40°F
Maximum Elevation: 7,500 ft.

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Description A very productive selection of sweet-tart medium-sized black fruit that ripen late in the summer. Fragrant flowers in spring and wonderful orange-red fall color. Also proven be very disease resistant. Ripens late in the season, black fruits with strong flavor, medium in size and borne in clusters. The plants are very productive, immune to white pine blister rust, and only moderately susceptible to powdery mildew. Developed by Agriculture Canada at Ottawa, Ontario in 1952. Hardy to -40°F Maximum Elevation: 7,500 ft.
Mature Size (generic) SHRUB (4-6')
Foliage Color Deep Green
Fall Color Dramatic
Features Showy Flowers, Fragrant Flowers, Edible Fruit, Attracts Birds
Flowering Season Spring
Growth Rate Moderate
Light Needs Partial Shade, Partial Sun, Full Sun
USDA Hardiness Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Mature Height 4-6 ft.
Mature Width 4-6 ft.
Name Consort Black Currant
Flower Color Group White

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