• Current Height: Seedlings
  • Mature Height: 3-6'; 3-5' wide
  • Light: Prefers partial sun; OK in full sun
  • Soil: Moist
  • Bloom: April-May, white and yellow, bell-shaped; edible black berries mid-summer
  • Landscape: Behaves well in a moist, sunny garden; forms thickets in wet areas
  • Resistance: deer
  • Fun Fact: The berries are good for preserves and wine making
  • More photos and information here
  • Native range here. Black Currant is endangered in Maryland

American Black Currant--New!

3 Gallons
  • Pollinator value: Very High.  Butterflies, moths, native bees, honeybees, beetles, wasps. Birds eat the fruits.

    Lovely white spring blooms with yellow centers and glossy late-summer fruit.