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Coronet Black Currant


The Coronet Black Currant is resistant to white pine blister rust but berries slightly bitter; however an excellent processor.

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Coronet Black Currant

Coronet Black Currant is a new variety from the Canadian breeding program that developed Consort and Crusade black currants which resistant to white pine blister rust. Coronet is great for drying and preserves.

Latin Name: Ribes nigrum
Site and Soil: Currants like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description:
Pollination Requirements: Currants are self-fertile.
Hardiness: Currants are hardy to minus 40 F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 3-5 ft. in height
Bloom Time: March-April
Ripening Time: July
Yield: 10-20 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Currants are not bothered by significant pest or disease problems in our region. White Pine Blister Rust can be a problem for Black Currants in certain eastern and Midwestern states. Check with your extension service for details.
USDA Zone: 3
Sunset Western Zone: A1-A3, 1-6, 15-17
Sunset Northeast Zone: 34-43

Weight 4 lbs

1 Gallon, Bare Root

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