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Blue Currant

Blue Currant

Other Names

Skunk Currant
Stink Currant

Blue Currant Facts

The binomial name for Blue Currant is Ribes bracteosum. Also known by other common names, including California Black Currant, Greyberry, Skunk Currant, and especially Stink Currant.

Blue Currant Farms

It may be possible to find any blue currant farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Blue Currant Stories

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Appetites: The JV team of berries still deserves some time on your table
"In Europe, it is the most popular berry flavor, I would say." Black currants didn't really stand a chance in the states, however. "The Ribes, as the black currant is properly known, carried a disease that threatened to wipe out the giant white pines ... Minnesota Public Radio News [ story ]

Master Gardener: Currant appeal
In the wild and in my yard, I'm looking forward to watching the berries disappear and will be paying particular attention to my currants. Currants (Ribes spp.) are deciduous shrubs with three to five lobed leaves and edible tart fruit historically used ... Steamboat Pilot and Today [ story ]

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