This is the hardiest and best yielding currant. Large, dark red fruit with acidic flavor. Fruit is high quality and excellent for jams, jelly, and sauces. Plants will grow 4-6 feet tall and 2-5 feet wide. Commonly grown commercially but can also be used as edible ornamentals or hedges. It bears fruit well but attracts aphids. Resistant to powdery mildew. Zone 3-8.