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Blackcurrant for sale

Blackcurrant

Blackcurrant

Ribes nigrum

Blackcurrant is a medium-sized shrub producing delicious, deep purple to black sweet berries suitable for jams, jellies, syrups and cordial.

We offer the "Ben" series of Blackcurrant cultivars, developed by the Mylnefield Research Station in Scotland with a focus on cold hardiness and heavy commercial fruit production

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Ben Hope Blackcurrant

Ben Hope Blackcurrant

Description:
Ben Hope is a cultivar selected by the Mylnefield Research Station in Scotland. It is a relatively upright and vigorous variety, producing medium-sized berries. Its size and fruit are suitable for mechanical harvesting, and it is widely planted in Britain for commercial production. Its fruit is suitable for fresh eating and juicing.

The Ben Hope is high yielding and often wins taste tests over the others in the Ben series.

2015 is the last year we will be offering this variety through our website.

Stock Type:Tissue Culture minipot (2.5")
Age: 1 year old (1+0)
Size: 20cm average (8")

Ben Hope Black Currant - 1 Year Old
Single Plant
$7.99/tree
Ben Hope Black Currant - 1 Year Old
Bundle of 10
$5.99/tree
 

BLACKCURRANT
QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Height: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: yellow
Berries: dark purple to black berries
Growth rate: fast
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium

Other names: european black currant

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