Consort Black Currant
Consort Black Currant is a stunning fruiting hedge plant that produces clusters of medium sized fruit that can be eaten fresh or processed into preserves. A Northwest native, it is cold hardy to zone 4.
Latin Name: Ribes sanguineum
Site and Soil: Moderately fertile, well-drained soil with full to partial sun.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 3-6 ft. in height and width
Bloom Time: March-April
Ripening Time: June- July
Pests & Diseases: Consort is fairly resistant to most insect and fungal pests of the genus Ribes.
USDA Zone: 4-8