Currants and Gooseberries can be an alternate host to white pine blister rust. It may be illegal for anyone to ship to parts of DE, MA, ME, MI, MT, NH, OH, RI, VA, WV and all of NC. If you live in these states check with your local/state agriculture department to see if they are legal to plant in your Zip Code and if you need a permit before you purchase. Go to http://www.nationalplantboard.org/laws/ for individual State contact information. We will not be responsible for plants confiscated by local authorities. These plants are live growing plants, not bare root plants. They ship fully Rooted. Plants are 10 - 24 inches tall and may be pruned to fit into shipping box. Plants come with detailed planting, growing and care instructions...and you can call or email if you have additional questions. Price Includes Free Priority Shipping. Shipped dormant without leaves in fall and winter and with leaves in spring and summer. Scenic Hill Farm is a licensed Oregon Nursery.