[NAFEX] rooting Red Currants

Deb S debs913 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 17 08:48:17 EDT 2011


There is some good info on propagating red currants here:

http://www.self-sufficient.co.uk/Growing-Redcurrants.htm

I've done currants in the fall...just taken cuttings and stuck them in
the ground, and they've rooted well.

deb

On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 6:52 AM, Ginda Fisher <list at ginda.us> wrote:
> How hard is it to root red currants?  Can I do it right now, with a plant that is just pushing buds?
>
> I have a feral red currant that I got as a seedling in my uncle's back yard. I've had it for more than 20 years, now, and it is in decline. Also, I'd like to use that spot for a Carmine Jewel cherry, but I'd like to save part of the plant if I could.  I will try to transplant it, but that's dicey with an old ailing plant.  I wondered if I might also try to cut off some twigs and root them, and how to do that.
>
> Thanks,
> Ginda
> Eastern MA, zone 6
>
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