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Ribes nigrum ‘Ben Connan blackcurrant’

For sale by Parabola Fields

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30cm × 15cm
30cm × 15cm × 100

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Plant Finder: about Ribes nigrum ‘Ben Connan blackcurrant’

Common names

Blackcurrant, Currant


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.

Interest and use

Culinary, high vitamin C content, also made into preserves and wine.

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Ribes nigrum ‘Ben Connan blackcurrant’ | Totnes, Devon, TQ9 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

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    Perennial food crops, known named-varieties, heirloom species, for all growing niches (we have them all in our undulating terrain!). Perennials that are well adapted to westcountry climate and soils.

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