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SKU: 1075. Category: .

Product Description

Jostaberries are nearly thorn-free and mildew resistant, and produce a sweet purple fruit high in vitamin C. They are a cross between a currant and a gooseberry. The first year of planting, remove all flowers to ensure good root growth. Grow in composted, well-drained soil and prune in the winter. Water deeply each week when the weather is dry. Two to three years to fruit.

Scientific name: Ribes nidigrolaria

Purchase size: 2-3 ft, 2 yrs old

Plant hardiness zone: 4-8

Max height: 5 ft

Light: Full sun to part shade

Harvest: Mid-June to late August

Pollination: Self