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Blackcurrant plant (small) - 20cm black pot

Blackcurrant plant (small) - 20cm black pot

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Plant name: Blackcurrant (Ribes Nigrum)

Other names: Cassis 

Category: Deciduous shrub 

Plant family: Grossulariaceae

Light Preference: Full sun 

Soil preference:  Clay, Loam, Sand; Acid, alkaline, neutral Well drained

Flowering/ Fruiting month: April- May

Size:

  • 1.5 meters height
  • 1.5 meters spread

Description: Blackcurrants, Ribes nigrum, are easy to grow, bearing masses of dark purple to black fruits in mid-summer. They have a tart flavour and are loaded with vitamin C. Eat them fresh off the bush or use them in pies, cordials and jams. Blackcurrants can be grown in open soil or in containers.

Care: Prune when dormant in late autumn to late winter. Fruit forms on young wood. Prune to remove older wood.

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