Currant bushes are a great addition to the edible landscape. Plants produce clusters of large, red berries which possess both sweet and tart flavors. Enjoy them fresh or preserve them in jellies, jams. Cook them in tarts! Red Lake is a hardy, vigorous, upright shrub. It is considered by many to be the best red currant variety.
• Soil: Well-drained, loamy soil
• Water: Keep soil consistently moist throughout the growing season
• Harvest July
• Spacing: 3 – 5′ apart
• Height: 3 – 5′ tall
• Width: 3 – 5′ wide
• Exposure: Full to Part Sun