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Blackcurrant 'Ebony'

This blackcurrant is an early cropper and produces delicious and unbelievably sweet, large fruits.
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1 x 3 litre pot

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Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Container Garden, Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - July
Height
1.2m (4ft)
Group/Species
nigrum
Common name
Blackcurrant
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
1 x 3 litre pot
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
90cm (36in)
Cultivation
Make the planting hole large to spread out the roots out. Plant the new bush about 5 cm (about 2 inches) deeper than the plants were at the nursery – this will encourage new wood to grow from below the soil.

Description

An early cropper producing delicious and unbelievably sweet, large fruits. It has good mildew resistance, is self-fertile and very reliable.

Care Tips

Feed in winter with a balanced fertiliser and place a mulch (such as Strulch) around the plants to suppress weeds. Water blackcurrants during dry periods in the growing season.