Red currant root, black currant rooted

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Now is better time for planting currant bushes!
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The health benefits of black currant with twice the antioxidant power of blueberries, four times the vitamin C content of oranges and twice the potassium content of bananas.

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1.seqmsl on Jul 19, 2016, 5*:
Arrived in great condition thanks to excellent packing! The currant plants were very securely wrapped and were in perfect condition. Thrilled with my purchase and will be ordering more! My mom liked mine so much that she wants some too!
2. seqmsl on Jul 24, 2016
5 out of 5 stars
I had these sent to my mom. Quick delivery!!Mom was excited!! The currant plants arrived in excellent condition. Mom commented on how well packed they were. Thank you!!!! 😊
I love red currant and and would like to share it with you! You can buy cuttings and rooted plant- your choice! But my favorite plant is black currant rooted plant and now it is on SALE! Buy more and save!
Why you will happy with this bushes and believe me it will your favorite too:
* affordable price - buy more and save!
* you will enjoy jams and jellies, fresh natural organic juice, wine and liquor
* a lot of Vitamins
* grow easy and fast

Red and black cuttings- not rooted plant, cuttings include 4 buds, you will plant it, water it and it will get root fast!
Black currant:
he blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum) is a woody shrub in the family Grossulariaceae grown for its piquant berries. It is native to temperate parts of central and northern Europe and northern Asia where it prefers damp fertile soils and is widely cultivated both commercially and domestically. It is winter hardy but cold weather at flowering time during the spring reduces the size of the crop. Bunches of small, glossy black fruit develop along the stems in the summer and can be harvested by hand or by machine. The fruit is rich in vitamin C, various other nutrients, phytochemicals and antioxidants. Blackcurrants can be eaten raw but are usually cooked in a variety of sweet or savoury dishes. They are used to make jams, jellies and syrups and are grown commercially for the juice market. The fruit is also used in the preparation of alcoholic beverages and both fruit and foliage have uses in traditional medicine and the preparation of dyes.
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 264 kJ (63 kcal)
15.4 g
0.4 g
1.4 g
Thiamine (B1) (4%) 0.05 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (4%) 0.05 mg
Niacin (B3) (2%) 0.3 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(8%) 0.398 mg
Vitamin B6 (5%) 0.066 mg
Vitamin C (218%) 181 mg
Vitamin E (7%) 1 mg
Calcium (6%) 55 mg
Iron (12%) 1.54 mg
Magnesium (7%) 24 mg
Manganese (12%) 0.256 mg
Phosphorus (8%) 59 mg
Potassium (7%) 322 mg
Sodium (0%) 2 mg
Zinc (3%) 0.27 mg

Black Currant plant overview:
Black currant is a plant. People use the seed oil, leaves, fruit, and flowers to make medicine.
Women use black currant seed oil for treating symptoms of menopause, premenstrual syndrome, painful periods, and breast tenderness. It is also used for boosting immunity.
Black currant berry is used for coughs and Alzheimer's disease.
Black currant dried leaf is used for arthritis, gout, joint pain (rheumatism), diarrhea, colic, hepatitis and other liver ailments, convulsions, and disorders that cause swelling (inflammation) of the mouth and throat. Black currant dried leaf is also used for treating coughs, colds, and whooping cough; disinfecting the urine; promoting urine flow; treating bladder stones, and as a cleansing tea.
Some people apply black currant leaf directly to the skin for treating wounds and insect bites.
In foods, black currant berry is used to flavor liqueurs and other products. People also eat black currant berry.

How does it work?
Black currant seed oil contains a chemical called gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). Some research suggests that GLA might improve the effectiveness of the immune system, making it more able to fight off disease. Black currant seed oil and leaves might also help decrease swelling.
You can use Black Currant to treat:
High cholesterol. Some research suggests that taking black currant seed oil can reduce total cholesterol and blood fats called triglycerides. It also seems to increase “good” high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol.
High blood pressure. Early research suggests that taking black currant seed oil by mouth does not reduce blood pressure in adults with borderline high blood pressure. However, it appears to reduce stress-related increases in blood pressure in adults with borderline high blood pressure.
A specific type of seasonal allergies (Japanese cedar pollinosis). Early research suggests that taking black currant by mouth does not improve allergy symptoms in people with Japanese cedar pollinosis.
Muscle fatigue. Early research suggests that taking black currant by mouth reduces muscle fatigue or stiffness after doing repetitive tasks.
Artery disease (peripheral arterial disease, PAD). Early research shows that drinking a mixture of black currant juice and orange juice reduces markers of swelling in people with peripheral arterial disease.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Some research suggests that taking black currant seed oil by mouth reduces joint tenderness in people with rheumatoid arthritis.
Circulatory problems (venous insufficiency). Early research suggests that taking black currant by mouth reduces pain and swelling in women with circulatory problems associated with taking birth control.
Menopause symptoms.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
Painful menstrual periods.
Breast pain.
Boosting the immune system.
Alzheimer's disease.
Liver problems.
Mouth and throat inflammation.
Fluid retention.
Delightful sweet tart flavor is great for jams and jellies.
Zones: 3 - 7 (-30° F.).
Height: 3 - 5 feet.
Shade Requirement: Partial shade.
Botanical Name Planteds and Edibles.
Height: 3 - 5 feet.
Spacing: 3 - 4 feet.
Depth: Same as in the nursery.
Spread: 2 - 4 feet.
Sun/Shade: Partial shade.
Pollinator: Self-pollinating.
Yield: 3 - 4 quarts at maturity.
Color: Green
Foliage: Shiny green foliage.
Blooms: May.
Fruit: Compact clusters 4 inches long with 8 to 10 large, 1/2 inch, dark red berries.
Form: Mounded.
Flower Form: Inconspicuous.
Soil Requirements: Rich, moist, well-drained soil.
Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
Pruning: Remove dead wood. Prune to rejuvenate new growth.
Comments: Dark red fruit with sweet-tart flavor. Long stems for easy picking. Strong, vigorous bush with dense foliage. Early bearing. Produces fruit on two year and older wood. Long ripening period; holds well on branches. Most widely grown red currant.
In a 100 gram serving, redcurrants (or white) supply 56 calories and are a rich source of vitamin C, providing 49% of the Daily Value (DV, table). Vitamin K is the only other essential nutrient in significant content at 10% of DV (table).

Some Ribes fruits, such as red and blackcurrants, are known for their tart flavor, a characteristic provided by a relatively high content of organic acids and mixed polyphenols. As many as 65 different phenolic compounds may contribute to the astringent properties of redcurrants, with these contents increasing during the last month of ripening. Twenty-five individual polyphenols and other nitrogen-containing phytochemicals in redcurrant juice have been isolated specifically with the astringent flavor profile sensed in the human tongue.
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 234 kJ (56 kcal)
13.8 g
Sugars 7.37 g
Dietary fiber 4.3 g
0.2 g
1.4 g
Thiamine (B1) (3%) 0.04 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (4%) 0.05 mg
Niacin (B3) (1%) 0.1 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(1%) 0.064 mg
Vitamin B6 (5%) 0.07 mg
Folate (B9) (2%) 8 μg
Choline (2%) 7.6 mg
Vitamin C (49%) 41 mg
Vitamin E (1%) 0.1 mg
Vitamin K (10%) 11 μg
Calcium (3%) 33 mg
Iron (8%) 1 mg
Magnesium (4%) 13 mg
Manganese (9%) 0.186 mg
Phosphorus (6%) 44 mg
Potassium (6%) 275 mg
Sodium (0%) 1 mg
Zinc (2%) 0.23 mg
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It was alive! That was my biggest relief. My mom wasn't to impressed with the packaging. The plant got a bit bent in the diy shipping pot. But it's budding and I'm happy with it
Aug 11, 2017 by Tennyson Cooper
I had these sent to my mom. Quick delivery!!Mom was excited!! The currant plants arrived in excellent condition. Mom commented on how well packed they were. Thank you!!!! 😊
Jul 24, 2016 by seqmsl
Sep 2, 2015 by piotrbulanowski
Great shipping and communication! Cuttings were fresh, came with lots of very-alive leaves, and were still very moist.
Aug 10, 2014 by justabean88
Shipped on time-great communication. Thank you!
Apr 4, 2014 by Rob Hudson

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