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Ribes nigrum ‘Ben Connan blackcurrant’ (Blackcurrant). This variety has large fruit; medium long strigs. Heavy crops; compact habit. Good resistance to mildew, leaf-curling midge. Early season.
They are fully to frost hardy and will need moist, rich soil with full sun to semi-shade.
Culinary, high vitamin C content, also made into preserves and wine.
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