Quick to set fruit, may fruit the year following planting! Productive shrub has sweet, flavorful berries with tart skins. Resistant to Powdery Mildew. Self-fertile, one mature plant will produce approximately 8-9 lbs. Compact, bushy deciduous shrub with stiff, thorny stems.Extremely hardy, zones 3-7. Harvest in late summer, when ripe fruit often drops from the plant. Compact, smaller selection of Hinnonmaki Red, matures at 2-3 feet, making it a well-behaved addition to your edible landscape.
Ribes uva-crispa 'Little Ben'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun
Height/Habit:24 - 36 inches
Spread:36 - 48 inches
Planting Instructions:Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Firm soil around roots and water in well.
Flower Color:Yellow, Green
Pruning:Younger branches bear the fruit, so older, weakened or damaged branches can be trimmed out. One of the easiest to prune due to the low amount of thorns. Late winter or early spring.