[nafex] chernaya lisovenko
chandos49 at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 9 19:20:53 EDT 2012
Where does one obtain this black currant? Raintree has expanded their offerings to 21, but this isn't among them.
> Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2012 11:54:46 -0500 > From: firstname.lastname@example.org > To: email@example.com > Subject: [nafex] chernaya lisovenko > > the description of these currants does match my experience. I should > say that I have only a couple years experience with these currants. > They are upright and compact. I have them at 3' spacing and that seems > good, though could probably go down to 2' if one were constrained with > space. I eat them out of hand but certainly there are those that would > think I was nuts. I do think their taste ranks up there, at least as > good if not better than Titania (of course, that's completely > subjective). Their major distinction, as far as I have experienced, is > their extreme precociousness, fruiting for me (quite surprisingly) very > heavily in their 2nd year, and thus far, their immunity to disease. I > have several other varieties that seem to be at least somewhat > susceptible to anthracnose/leaf spot at my site, if not very > susceptible, but these have shown no signs of the disease or any effect > whatsoever with many new canes every year. They can be a little tricky > to pick, as there are usually fully ripe currants and completely green > currants on the same, tight cluster, making picking in the first couple > weeks of production very time consuming. If I were to delay picking > until more of them come ripe, I'd lose a decent amount dropping of the > plants, so selective picking seems necessary. > > They also make a great dry wine with champagne yeast. > > Now to search for the gooseberry that is resistant to leaf spot. . . . > pixwell is horrible in that regard. I'm currently trialing colossal, > invicta, and black velvet, and soon to be planted hinomaki red. > > Anton Ptak > zone 4a W. Wisc > > > PS> I have no idea what is meant by underground blooming. . . .??? > __________________ > nafex mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > aubscribe/unsubscribe|user config|list info: > http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/nafex > message archives > http://lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/nafex > Google message archive search: > site: lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/nafex [searchstring] > nafex list mirror sites: > http://nafexlist.blogspot.com/ > http://groups.google.com/group/nafexlist > https://sites.google.com/site/nafexmailinglist > Avant Geared http://www.avantgeared.com
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