• Position:sunny or partly shaded north facing wall/fence sheltered from frost and strong winds. Plant 1.5m (5ft) apart in rows 1.5m (5ft) apart.
  • Soil:slightly acid, moist but well-drained fertile soil.
  • After care: Cut back the main branches by one-half after planting.  Create a framework of 8-10 branches.  Each Winter from year 3 shorten main shoots by one-half.  Apply a general fertiliser in Spring.

This late flowering and late fruiting Dutch bred variety is excellent for extending the season.  A prolific cropper producing enormous yields (up to 10kg per bush!) of large, luscious, translucent fruit that hang on long strings to make for easy picking.  The currants have outstanding flavour and are excellent eaten fresh.  They also freeze well and are ideal for cooking.  Rovada has an upright habit and good vigour

Eventual height: 1.5m (5ft).  Eventual spread: 2m (6½ft).  Cropping season: mid July-August.