Red Josta Plants
Plants available to ship late May 2023. Order early and leave a ship date on order.
A vigorous, disease resistant, and hardy cross between a black currant and gooseberry. Large sweet-tart berries ripen midsummer and are high in Vitamin C. Great for pies, jellies and jams, and fresh eating. When mature the plant can reach 3 to 5 foot high and 4 foot wide. Hardy to USDA zones 3-6.
Currants and Gooseberries can be an alternate host to white pine blister rust. So it may be illegal to ship to parts of DE, MA, ME, MI, MT, NH, OH, RI, VA, WV and all of SC and NC. If you live in these states check with your local/state agriculture department to see if they are legal to plant in your Zip Code and if you need a permit before you purchase. Go to http://www.nationalplantboard.org/laws/ for individual State contact information. We will not be responsible for plants confiscated by local authorities.
These plants are live growing plants, not bare root plants. They ship fully Rooted. Plants are 10 - 16 inches tall and may be pruned to fit into shipping box.
Plants come with detailed planting, growing and care instructions...and you can call or email if you have additional questions.
Shipped dormant without leaves in fall and winter and with leaves in spring and summer.
Price includes shipping.