Wild Black Currant
A small, upright shrub that produces finely haired bark that easily self peels off exposing the inner reddish layer and resin-dots. Drooping clusters of white flowers appear in late spring to later yield an edible black berry in mid summer. The herb has been used medicinally to treat urinary problems and for food. Attracts birds.
Height: 2-3 Feet
Blooms: May to June
Bloom Colour: White
Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Moist to Wet, Loam/Organic & Average Soil
Habitat: Low Wet Woods, Stream Banks & Open Moist Meadows