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Blackcurrant vs Ninebark

Ribes nigrum

Physocarpus opulifolius

ONLY AVAILABLE BY CONTRACT GROW

Blackcurrant
Ninebark

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

Our Blackcurrant is grown from seed from 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. Our seedlings will be slightly different due to hereditary differences but will be very similar to this series.

Ninebark is a small, multi-stemmed shrub, that is used to add texture or colour to any yard.

It features flaky, cinnamon-brown bark, attractive white flowers, and long, maple-like leaves.

BLACKCURRANT QUICK FACTS

NINEBARK QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $19.99
Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Height: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Berries: dark purple to black berries
Berries: small pink to purple berry like follicles
Flowers: small white clusters
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: slow
Life span: short
Life span: long
Suckering: none
Suckering: none





Other Names: european black currant