Blackcurrant 3.5L

SKU: 400969
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Product Description

Masses of large blackcurrants in Summer for all types of cooking. Blackcurrants are ideal for freezing. A self pollinating reliable plant. Easy to grow.

  • Varieties are reliable performers.
  • Plants are hardy.
  • Blackcurrants are delicious in many fruit desserts and jams.

Product Details

Colour of flower
Care instructions
Protect fruit from birds. In spring after planting remove all but 5 stems, prune these back to 15-20cm. Year 2 onwards remove dead wood, prune all side shoots back to 1 to 3 buds from base in Winter.
Colour of foliage
Survives temperatures down to -10�C. Hardy in most areas of the UK even through severe Winters.
Planting instructions
Plant any time in unfrozen soil. Plant bushes 1m apart.
Planting position
Plant in full sun.
Rate of growth
Average rate of growth.
RHS Award of Garden Merit
Soil type
Prefers moist but well drained soil, multi-purpose compost with John Innes and general purpose fertiliser.
Watering instructions
Water well until established.
Latin name
Ribes nigrum
Eventual dimensions
approx. 1.2m
Plant guarantee
Varieties in mix: Ben Lomond, Ben Sarek, Titania
Pot size
Deciduous - Loses leaves in Autumn and Winter.

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