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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
redcurrant 'Jonkheer van Tets'
Ribes praecox 'Jonkheer van Tets'
Ribes can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs, sometimes spiny, with simple, usually palmately lobed leaves and small tubular or bell-shaped, solitary or racemose flowers borne in spring or summer, followed by juicy, sometimes edible berries
'Jonkheer van Tets' is a culinary cultivar, producing heavy crops of large redcurrants on long strigs in early season
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a well-drained, fertile soil with a neutral to acid pH. Full sun is preferred, but partial shade is tolerated and plants can be trained against a north wall. Grow as a permanent framework as a bush, standard, cordon or fan. Keep the around the bushes free of other plants. Mulch with well rotted compost, manure or bark particularly on dry soils. Further redcurrant cultivation advice
Propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Main pruning is carried out in dormant season, along with summer pruning of vigorous laterals
Pests Redcurrants can suffer from aphids, scale insects and sawflies
Fungal leaf spots and coral spot can occur
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