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Ribes nigrum ‘Ben Lomond blackcurrant’

For sale by Jeremy Chadwick

This grower is sure of this plant identification.

Larger blackcurrant (unknown variety, 50x50cm, in 20L pot) also available

Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£3.00

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Plant Finder: about Ribes nigrum ‘Ben Lomond blackcurrant’

Common names

Blackcurrant, Currant

Description

Ribes nigrum ‘Ben Lomond blackcurrant’ (Blackcurrant). This variety produces large heavy crop of berries with good flavour. It has large fruit, good flavour. Heavy crops. Some resistance to frost. Mid-season.

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy and will need moist, rich soil with full sun to semi-shade.

Interest and use

Culinary

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Ribes nigrum ‘Ben Lomond blackcurrant’ | Langley Park, Durham, DH7 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • 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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