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Ribes nigrum

For sale by Jeremy Chadwick

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Well-branched, 50x50cm shrub. Smaller Blackcurrant 'Ben Lomond' also available

Pot SizeTotal Price
20 litres

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Plant Finder: about Ribes nigrum

Common names

Blackcurrant, Currant


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.

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Ribes nigrum | Langley Park, Durham, DH7 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

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