[NAFEX] Currants and White Pine

Jim Fruth jimfruth at charter.net
Fri Nov 13 09:04:06 EST 2009

Seth Jones asked, "I'd love to plant currants in the spring but am worried 
about the White Pines I have around my house. Been trying to sort out which 
varieties are safe and am a little confused.  Anyone have some good hard 
information on this."

    I have had Red Lake Currants for twelve years.  There is also wild 
currants nearby in the woods.  Both have Blister Rust but the White Pines 
haven't been affected.  I suspect the White Pines are resistant and, if so, 
could the hype about planting currants be unfounded?

Jim Fruth
Brambleberry Farm
Pequot Lakes, MN  56472
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