Goliath Black Currant
Ribes nigrum ‘Goliath’
European Blackcurrant ‘Goliath’
This very old variety of black currant produces high quality, large fruit on little trusses that will hold on the plant for some time.
• Pollination Group: self-fertile so other pollinators not needed
• Uses: eating, cooking, preserving, freezing, juicing, cordials, jams, tarts, wines, syrups
• Harvest: December to January
• Features: large fruit, great strong flavour: great source of vitamin C
Reference 1 Gilbert, A. (2011) Berry bounty. Hyland House Publishing, Australia.
Reference 2 University of California (1998) Speciality and minor crops handbook (2nd ed). University of California, USA.
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