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Ribes nigrum ‘Jostaberry blackcurrant’

For sale by Magic Fairy Garden

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A cross between a gooseberry and a currant so fruit is large and black. No thorns and is just excellent for jam ! Will grow into a very large bush that attracts bees and the birds also go crazy for the fruit.

Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Ribes nigrum ‘Jostaberry blackcurrant’

Common names

Blackcurrant, Currant


Ribes nigrum ‘Jostaberry blackcurrant’ (Blackcurrant). This variety will produce a heavy crop, which is also resistant to mildew.


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

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Ribes nigrum ‘Jostaberry blackcurrant’ | Knighton, LD7 | 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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