- Article number: RIBRURO01
Ribes rubrum Rovada or Redcurrant is a very tasty red berry. This Ribes rubrum type gives a lot of fruit that hangs in the bushes on the plant.
In spring April to June, the plant is blooming with green / white flowers.
Plant distance in full soil 100 cm. The plants grow 150/200 cm high without pruning. Plants can be pruned after winter if necessary to keep them at the desired height. You can also prune a single branch back to 25 cm.
This then expands with young fresh branches that bring fruit growth.
Also, the Ribes are well kept in a tub on a balcony or terrace.
The delicious red berries are so good to eat, but of course you can make jam, juice or wine.
From July to the end of summer, the red summer berries appear on the plant.
In addition to their amazing flavors, they are very healthy and are packed with antioxidants and vitamins C.
The Ribes rubrum Rovada is well hardy in the winter.
In winter the plant loses its leaf. In spring immediately after winter in april you can fertilize the red berries with Fertilizzante Mediterraneo .
Winter hardness zone 6a (-22ºC).