Currant, Crandall Black

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'Crandall Black' Currant


Clusters of large black currants ripen with sweet tart flavor that is excellent for jams, juice, and syrup. Crandall Black Currants have 5 times the vitamin C of oranges! They grow on a gorgeous upright bush with dark green leaves. This highly productive currant ripens in mid July. Hardy in zones 2-8.

DE, MA, MI, MT, NH, NJ, OH, RI, VA, ME, NC and WV

Health Benefits

Currants have a wide ranges of health benefits. Currants, especially black currants, are a powerhouse of benefits! They are high in antioxidants, vitamin C, protein, fiber, and many other vitamins and minerals including magnesium and potassium. Currants are delicious in jams, juices, sauces, mixed with other fruit, and dried.

Growing Tips

Currants grow easily in the Northwest,  all over the west coast and U.S.  In fact, there are some Ribes species that are native to our area!  They are hardy plants that can survive well here.  Plant them in fertile, well-drained soil and watch them thrive.

Height: 4'-6', but can be kept smaller with some pruning. 
Minimum temperature: Hardy to -40ºf to -50ºf.
USDA zone:2-8. Find your zone here.
Light: Full sun to part sun.
Bearing age: 2-3 years. 10-20 lbs per plant.
Pollination requirements None. It is self fertile.
Ripens: July.

DE, MA, MI, MT, NH, NJ, OH, RI, VA, ME, NC and WV


The last photo is an example of a #2 (2 gallon) Crandall Black Currant, however, it is not the exact plant that you will receive. Your plant will be approximately 2 years old and  2'-4' tall.  Plants shipped in late Fall through early Spring may be pruned back.  They may not have foliage as well.

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