Currant Bushes
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Why my black current bush flowers but doesn’t set fruit.

Zone B2s1m9. Nova Scotia zone 5 | SandiDawe added on June 20, 2018 | Answered

Leaves are perfect...no obvious blight. Great looking bush..about 5 yrs old....but no fruit sets.

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MichiganDot
Answered on June 20, 2018

Not all black currant cultivars are self-fertile. That means a second bush might be required for cross-pollination to set fruit. If you know your cultivar, you can research whether that is the problem. This document may be helpful: https://www.crfg.org/pubs/ff/currants.html

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