|Latin name:||Ribes rubrum 'White Pearl'|
|Delivery type:||Supplied as bare-rooted shrub|
|Guarantee:||5 years guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow|
|Leafs all year:||No|
|Flowering:||April - May|
|Harvesting:||July - August|
|Growing Height:||150 cm|
|Planting distance:||100 - 150 cm|
These plants like light soil that has good drainage and is rich in humus. The results will be even better if a handful of enriched potting soil is added. Choose a sunny or partially sheltered position where the plants will be less exposed to frost. Make sure the root ball is well-moistened before planting White Currants 'White Pearl' by soaking in a bucket of lukewarm water. Prepare a suitable hole and plant the 'White Pearl' at the appropriate depth. The top of the root ball should be slightly below ground level. Don't plant it too deep! Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. Spacing between the bushes is approximately one metre.
White Currants 'White Pearl' are very easy-to-grow currant bushes. During dry periods water more often. In the spring, give them some potassium-rich garden fertilizer. After three years, you can prune all of its branches by 1/3. It is also possible to train the branches down with wires. To protect against the birds from eating the buds it is advisable to put a netting over the bush.
What is more delicious in summer than the taste of currants that are full of vitamins!