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Curious currants

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February 4, 2012 — Many people are curious about the cultivars known as currants. Mike McGrath reveals what these fruits need to produce their distinctive berries. Plus: Non-toxic answers to all your growing questions.

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Question of the Week

We have what we now realize is a blackcurrant bush. (I thought it was a gooseberry at first, as the leaves are similar and gooseberry grows wild in our woods.) Is there a way to propagate the currant via cuttings? What is the care and feeding of currants? Thanks so much, Get the answer »

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