Red Lake Red Currant

Ribes x ‘Red Lake’


Red berries in long bunches are well suited for jellies and preserves. Matures in mid-season. University of Minnesota introduction. Self-pollinating; only one variety required for fruit production. However, if currants are grown near gooseberries then yields can be even greater.



Height: 4-5′

Spread: 3′

Light Needs: Full Sun to Part Shade

Hardiness Zone: 2

Foliage Colour: Green

Fall Foliage: Yellow

Growth Habit: Upright

Flower Colour: N/A

Blooms: N/A

Fruit Colour: Bright Red

Fruit Size: 1 cm (Clusters)

Fruit Timing: Mid to Late July

Fruit Use: Canning, Preserves, Wine Making

Key Features: Edible Fruit (Tart, Juicy)

Landscape Uses: Orchard

Pollination: Self-Pollinating