Growing Currants, Gooseberries, & Elderberries in Wisconsin

Currants, gooseberries, and elderberries are native to Wisconsin woodlands, fence rows and fields. Fruit of these lesser known crops are often harvested from the wild and are prized for making jams, jellies, pies and juice. Elderberries are sometimes used in home winemaking. These crops are generally hardy enough to be grown in all areas of Wisconsin and are well adapted for home fruit plantings. A limited number of improved cultivars are available from nurseries.

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