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Popular varieties of green currants

Popular varieties of green currants


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Various varieties of green currants are increasingly appearing on gardeners' plots. They win fans with their sweet and sour refreshing taste and pest resistance. Fruits are rich in vitamins and minerals, and their vitamin C content is even higher than in black currants. Because of the pleasant taste and thin skin, large green berries are loved by children. They can be eaten by people suffering from allergies. Green currants have a low allergenicity. It is especially useful for people with diabetes. The unusual green shade of ripe berries looks exotic.

Varieties of Finnish selection

Description and photos of green currant resemble black currant, as both plants belong to the same species:

  1. The variety Vertti green berries with brown dots. They ripen in late July and early August. Fruits have a great sweet taste and do not cause soreness. The plant has frost resistance and is easily grown in the northern regions.
  2. Currant varieties Vennie matures early. Emerald berries merging with foliage have a mild sweet taste. High in Vitamin C.
  3. Large green mid-early fruits Wilma ripen by August. They have a high sugar content. A short bush gives an excellent harvest. Berries do not fall off the bush.

Varieties of Russian selection

Below is a description of the varieties of green currant bred in Russia. Most popular:

  1. The Inca Gold plant has transparent berries with a yellowish-greenish tint and a sweet and sour taste. Fruits are located on a large long brush of 7-9 pieces. From one bush collect up to 2-2.5 kg of fruit.
  2. The variety of Tear of Isis ripens early. On a low bush, almost transparent light yellow berries ripen. From the bush you can collect 2-2.5 kg of currant.
  3. The berries of the Emerald necklace are light yellow in color with a greenish tint. 2.2-2.7 kg of fruits ripen on the bush.
  4. Green currants of the Snow Queen variety have a sweet taste with a slight acidity. The yield of the variety exceeds 2.7 kg per bush.

The best green-fruit varieties are immune to anthracnose, powdery mildew, kidney and spider mites.

Greencurrant: growing

Currant Tiben and the Ural beauty

Medium late variety Tiben in the second year after planting, the first berries will be pampered. The fruits are large, shiny skin, rounded shape and black color. Their weight reaches 2 g. From one bush collect up to 7 kg of currant. The berries have a gentle sour taste. Due to its excellent taste and appearance, Tiben is often grown for sale.

Berry culture tolerates adverse weather conditions, does not suffer from frost or heat. If there is not enough moisture in the soil, the quality of the fruit does not deteriorate. Tiben bushes are resistant to rust, powdery mildew, and alternaliosis.

Variety berries Ural beauty They have a pleasant sweet taste and excellent appearance. They have a rounded shape and a glossy translucent surface of scarlet color. They are perfectly transported and during storage for a long time retain an attractive appearance. Currant Ural beauty is often grown for sale. It is not demanding on weather conditions and easily tolerates winter even in the northern regions. The bush is not tall and not sprawling. The leaves of the plant are saturated green. The culture has a high yield, is rarely affected by a moth or sawfly, and is resistant to powdery mildew.

Large-fruited Nara

Correct round shape matte blue-black berries will decorate any dessert. Currant of the new variety Nara earned the love of gardeners not only for its appearance, but also for its pleasant sweet and sour taste. The very first fruits appear at the end of June. The weight of fragrant berries can exceed 3 g. The bush is of medium height covered with large dark green wrinkled leaves. The plant is unpretentious, resistant to frost and heat. It tolerates spring frosts without damage to the crop. From the bush collect up to 3 kg of berries. The Nara berry culture is not susceptible to powdery mildew and anthracnose. The plant is not affected by a kidney tick.

Early ripe Belarusian sweet and original Repis

Early sweet currant bears fruit annually and abundantly.

Large, glossy, round oval berries literally melt in your mouth. Their mass ranges from 1-1.2 g. On a large sprawling bush with large light green leaves, up to 3 kg of currant matures. Belorusskaya Sweet is tolerant of any weather whims. It winters well and tolerates spring frosts. An unpretentious plant with excellent taste and appearance is very popular among gardeners. Belarusian sweet fruiting in the third year after planting. The berry culture is not susceptible to anthracnose and kidney mites.

Currant Wild or Repis, resembles a mixture of red and black currants. Coloring medium-sized fruits is of different colors, from yellow to black. Their skin is dense and glossy, has a sour taste. The pulp of berries has a soft, sweet and sour taste. It feels a special sweetish taste characteristic of gooseberries. An unusual plant blooms beautifully. It has bright yellow flowers with a delicate pleasant aroma. A sprawling bush can grow up to three meters in height. Repis is unpretentious, resistant to heat, frost, pests and diseases. In frosty winters it can freeze, but with the arrival of heat it is restored.

High Vitamin Rosetta

Fruits currant varieties Rosetta extremely valuable because of their high content of vitamin C. On a compact bush in the second half of July, transparent, bright and glossy ruby-colored berries ripen. The mass of each of them can exceed 1 g. This is one of the best varieties of red currant. Round fruits have a pleasant sweet and sour finish and strong aroma. The currant brushes densely filled with berries reach 12 cm. They look very attractive. Fruits from them do not fall off. Rosetta is a fast growing plant. It easily tolerates any weather conditions, but does not tolerate excess moisture in the soil.

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