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Titania – Black currant (Ribes nigrum)

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Description

Black currant Titania

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The Titania variety produces large, juicy black berries of good quality. A mid-season variety, Titania reaches a height of 1.5 m. at maturity and is harvested at the end of July and beginning of August.

The fruits are easy to pick and keep very well for several months. Very rich in juice, the fruits are excellent for pies, jams and in juice.

The plants are extremely vigorous. They are resistant to powdery mildew and white pine blister rust.

Titania is well adapted to mechanical harvesting. It is susceptible to late spring frosts and the flowers are very fragile during these frosts.

 

Generalities Black currant

 

It is a bushy shrub with slightly carmine leaves that give off the characteristic smell of fruit.

Depending on the species, they are sweet, juicy or dry and tasteless. The fruit is very rich in vitamin C and potassium.  The berries of the blackcurrant, rarely used as table fruit, are mainly used in the composition of liqueurs or jams. The buds produce an essence used in perfumery.

Blackcurrant thrives in deep, clayey, humus-rich, neutral to acidic soil. Full sun or light shade, zone 2. Cross-pollination is not necessary for blackcurrant, but it results in a marked increase in yields.

Product description

Size

1 gallon, 2½"

Month available

August, Dormancy Jan-April, Futur, June, May

Product description

Compatible variety :

Rendement : U-pick, mechanized

Harvest size : Good

Hauteur : 1.5 meter

Largeur :

Bush type : Vigorous shrub

Description of the fruit : Large black juicy fruit

Fruit Flavor : Flavored and quite sweet

Fruit Weight :

Fruit Length :

Flowering period :

Harvest time : End of July, beginning of August

Use of the fruit : Processing, U-pick

Hardiness zones : 3-8