Rovada Redcurrant Bushes
Rovada redcurrants are simply the best redcurrant variety available today. Rovada is almost the perfect redcurrant bush. The berries are carried in long strings to make picking easy, yields are enormous (up to 10kgs per bush) and the redcurrants themselves are outstandingly tasty. Unmistakably redcurrant. Rovada redcurrant bushes crop late, from mid July and well into August.
All redcurrants like a bit of room to breathe. Rovada should be grown at 140cms spacing in the row and with 150cms between the rows.
You can grow Rovada as a redcurrant cordon. These are well worth thinking about as cordon redcurrants need far less space than bushes; you can plant them just 75cms (18\") apart. When grown against a wall, cordon redcurrants are also much easier to protect against birds. Although they do not crop as heavily as a full sized bush, cordon redcurrants can still be extremely productive relative to the space they occupy. (Our Rovada redcurrant cordons are 2 year old plants, single stemmed and ready to crop)