Rovada Redcurrant

Redcurrant

Description: Rovada is now classed as the most popular variety, mostly for it's high yields of superb quality fruit. Long strigs of luscious red currants that are sweet and vibrant with delicious flavours. They can weigh up to 2.5kg each during a good season! Tasty when eaten fresh from the tree or cooked into summer puddings, Redcurrant jams and fruit salads. Very easy to harvest, an excellent one for beginners to try.

Redcurrant Growing Tips: Plant in a sheltered site, out of strong winds and frost. They do best in full sun, but will tolerate partial shade. Plant in any soil type, as long as it's well-drained. If you would like to eat the berries yourself, make sure you protect the bush from birds.

Attributes

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Uses: Eating
  • Picking month: July
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile

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