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Pink Champagne Currant

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Species: Ribes rubrum

History: Pink Champagne currants are a cross between red and white currants. Although the exact origin is unclear, this variety was listed in the catalogue of William Prince's nursery in New York as early as the 1800s. 

Why We Grow It: Considered to be one of the best fresh eating currants, Pink Champagne produces beautiful translucent pink berries that have a sweet, delicate flavour. They are easy to grow and produce numerous clusters of hanging, pink berries.

Canadian Hardiness Zone: 3

Soil Preference: Loam, prefers well-drained soil with plenty of organic matter

Growth Habits and Disease Resistance: Shrub reaches 1-1.5m tall, vigorous with an upright growth habit. Resistant to powdery mildew.

Sun/Shade: Prefers full sun (approx. 8-10 hours of sun daily) but will tolerate some shade

Pollination: Self-pollinating

Bloom Colour: Greenish-yellow  

Ripens: Mid July

Storage: Keeps up to two weeks when stored in the fridge

Recommended Use: Fresh eating, baking, preserving

Size: 1 year plant in 2.5" pot, ~10cm above soil 

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