Ribes nigrum / Black Currant 'Otelo'
Currants are one of the easiest edible berries to grow, and are highly underrated given their impressive health benefits. They are high in antioxidants, Potassium, and Vitamin C. Its medicinal value includes easing inflammation and potentially preventing cancer.
Grows as a 4-5 ft bush. Black Currant prefers average, well-drained soil and full sun to part shade, though best fruit production occurs with more sun. Self-fertile.
Disclaimer: This information is intended only for educational purposes, has not been evaluated or approved by the FDA, and is not an endorsement of any particular medical treatment. Please consult a healthcare provider before pursuing any medical treatment.
Plant delivery is free within the City of Beacon. Deliveries outside the City of Beacon are by a $65/hour fee, which includes travel and placement of material.