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Redcurrant 'Rovada' (Cordon)Ribes rubrum

Just £16.99

Hardy Shrub
What is Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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Large luscious red fruits are produced in profusion from mid July through August, producing up to 2½kg (6lb) from a single plant in a season. Redcurrant 'Rovada' bears its generous crop in long strings making them particularly easy to harvest. Redcurrants have a long cropping season, freeze well and are perfect for pies and jams. Height and spread: 120cm (47").


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 4-8 months.
Estimated time to best yields: 16-20 months.

We supply established, healthy 1-year old bareroot pre-pruned plants which will quickly establish once planted. Cordon - Ideal for small gardens as they take up little space planted against walls and fences. Each tree becomes a trunk with short side branches on which fruit forms.


Patio, Kitchen Garden, Walls And Fences

Hardy

Sun or semi shade

Up to 120cm (47.2in)

Up to 45cm (17.7in)

Easy for all

A little experience

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Flowering Months Harvest Months

Keep redcurrant plants well watered during dry periods, particularly as the fruits are developing. Netting the bushes will help to protect the currants from birds. Redcurrants can be harvested from July. Cordons will require pruning twice a year to maintain their shape. Redcurrants form fruit on 2 year old wood, so after planting cut back the leading shoot by half and reduce all other shoots back to 1 bud from the main stem. Take care not to cut back into the previous year's wood. In summer cut back any new side shoots to five leaves. In subsequent years, continue to cut this year's shoots back in winter to 1 bud from the previous year's wood, and prune new shoots in summer back to 5 leaves.Culinary note: Redcurrants are delicious when eaten fresh or added to a colourful and tasty summer pudding. Suitable for freezing.

Redcurrants prefer a position in full sun but will tolerate semi shade. Shelter from cold winds and late spring frosts as these conditions may damage the flowers, and reduce the yield of fruit later in the year. Grow redcurrants in rich, moist, well drained soil. Incorporate plenty of well rotted manure into the ground prior to planting. Plant redcurrant bushes between late autumn and spring, at a distance of 1.5m (5') apart and a depth of 5cm (2") lower than the soil mark on the stem. Planting redcurrants slightly deep will encourage the production of extra stems from below ground level.

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