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A heavy cropping, self-fertile variety producing masses of large, shiny, soft pale yellow berries in long heavy trusses during mid to late summer. Whitecurrants are sweeter and less acidic than redcurrants and can be eaten straight off the plant as well as cooked or preserved.

Genus Ribes
Group/Species rubrum
Variety Versailles Blanche
Common Name Whitecurrant
Border Position Container Garden, Kitchen Garden
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.5m (5ft)
Spacing 1.5m (5ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Make the planting hole large to spread the roots out. Plant the new bush about 5 cm (about 2 inches) deeper than the plants were at the nursery – this will encourage new wood to grow from below the soil.
Care Tips Water newly planted bushes well in dry weather, but established plants are fairly drought tolerant.
Flowering May - July
Storing In the fridge, for up to three days. Don't wash them before storing or they'll go soggy. They can also be frozen.
Harvesting June - August
Cooking Notes Can be eaten raw or used in jelly to accompany lamb.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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