Black currants have twice the antioxidants of blueberries, double the vitamin C of oranges, and double the potassium of bananas, among other health virtues.  Zones 4-7.

FOOD FOREST - Black currants have twice the antioxidants of blueberries, double the vitamin C of oranges, and double the potassium of bananas, among other health virtues.

There are lots fruit trees and berry bushes that do well in containers. Pick your favorites and have your own edible garden on your balcony, patio, or porch. Options include strawberries, apples, currants, blackberries, and more. #sponsored

10 Fruits & Berries to Grow in Containers

There are lots fruit trees and berry bushes that do well in containers. Pick your favorites and have your own edible garden on your balcony patio or porch. Options include strawberries apples currants blackberries and more.

Red currant fruit - How to grow Red currant fruit, growing Red currant fruit in your garden | Grow Plants http://www.growplants.org/growing/red-currant

Red currant fruit - How to grow Red currant fruit, growing Red currant fruit in your garden | Grow Plants http://www.growplants.org/growing/red-currant

There are lots fruit trees and berry bushes that do well in containers. Pick your favorites and have your own edible garden on your balcony, patio, or porch. Options include strawberries, apples, currants, blackberries, and more.

10 Fruits & Berries to Grow in Containers

Currants: red, black, white.  Can be grown vertically, can be grown in shade.  Make an excellent sacrificial berry to distract birds from other berries

I remember there was a small Currant bush next to the Lilacs in Grandpa's backyard. I don't remember if they were red or black though. I am leaning toward red.

Help, My Gooseberry Fruit Has Maggots: Currant Fruit Fly Control  Not every gardener is acquainted with the gooseberry, but those who are will never forget their first taste of the edible fruits that ripen dramatically from green to wine purple or black. Gardeners are rediscovering this old-fashioned favorite and giving it a prominent place in the orchard, garden or landscape. However, when you discover that you’re gooseberry fruit has maggots, a little know-how can go a long way.

Gooseberry Maggots – Controlling Gooseberry Worms In Currants And Gooseberries

When carrot pests attack the roots and leave the foliage, this tasty edible food is ruined. Rust fly maggots cause particular harm to the roots. Find out how to get rid of these pests in this article.

Black Currants: Currant seeds germinate if stratified for three to four months at temperatures just above freezing. Seedlings are prolific and do not vary much from parent. Bushes grown from seed bear when two or three years old.  Currants are easily propagated by hardwood cuttings of one-year old wood. Take one-foot cuttings of dormant wood in late winter, dip the base in rooting hormone and pot in ordinary soil. Cuttings will quickly root and are best kept in part shade for the first year.

Black Currants: Currant seeds germinate if stratified for three to four months at temperatures just above freezing. Seedlings are prolific and do not vary much from parent. Bushes grown from seed bear when two or three years old. Currants are easily propagated by hardwood cuttings of one-year old wood. Take one-foot cuttings of dormant wood in late winter, dip the base in rooting hormone and pot in ordinary soil. Cuttings will quickly root and are best kept in part shade for the first year.

White currants - So stunning. Single ingredient. Nothing needed to add... Sheer magic all on their own. #loverealfood

Our white currant bush produced a bumper crop for the first time since we planted it in Saving these for making a pale peach tinted jam in the autumn.

Primus White Currant  Primus is a compact bush bearing long fruit clusters. Highly productive, up to 20 pounds of fruit per bush. As most currants it is self fertile. Fruit color is whiter than other white currants. Released from Slovakia in 1977 from a cross of Heinemann's Rote Spatlese X Red Lake. Zones 3-7 Space @ 5' circle

Primus is a compact bush bearing long fruit clusters. Highly productive, up to 20 pounds of fruit per bush. As most currants it is self fertile.

Black Currant Fruit health benefits in hindi.

Black Currant Fruit health benefits in hindi.

Currant Pruning – How To Prune A Currant Bush (save those clippings to make more bushes!)

Pruning Currant Bushes: How To Prune Currants

Currant pruning is one of the key maintenance chores related to cultivation of the berry. You can learn more about when and how to prune currant bushes in this article.

A one-year-old permaculture guild. Surrounding a peach tree are comfrey, gooseberry, currant, mint, strawberry, clover, garlic chives – and volunteer dandelion and creeping charlie (kept as nutrient accumulator and groundcovers–chopped and dropped occasionally).

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A one-year-old permaculture guild. Surrounding a peach tree are comfrey gooseberry currant mint strawberry clover garlic chives and volunteer dandelion and creeping charlie (kept as nutrient accumulator and groundcoverschopped and dropped occasionally).

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