- GROSELLA __ Ribes glandulosum
Origen: W. Europe
Vitamins: B1, C
Minerals: Ca, Fe, Cu, Mn
The whitecurrant is a cultivar of redcurrant. Is a decidious bush of 1 to 1,5 meters height, lobed leaves and green-yellowish flowers groupped in racemes
The fruits are true berries of a whitish translucent color, around 10 mm of diameter, groupped in racemes of 3 to 10 berries.
Rich in vitamins B1 y C, and in iron, copper, manganese and calcium.
Of sweeter taste than the redcurrant, is more often eaten freshly raw, than in prepared dishes (in contrast to redcurrant), used in preserves (marmalades, jams) y drinks. Significant ingredient of Lorraine jelly, french marmalade (alternatively prepared with redcurrants), originally used as a complement for game meat.
Is an albino variety of redcurrant. [See]