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Well-branched, 50x50cm shrub. Smaller Blackcurrant 'Ben Lomond' also available
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Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant). This shrub will grow about 1.8m. It will produce greenish white flowers and sweet black fruit.
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.
- LightPart shade
- HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
- SoilWell drained, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity
- Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
- WaterSemi-moist or Dry