Blackcurrant 'Big Ben'

Large, glossy black fruits with a superb rich flavour, produced over a long cropping period. Easy to grow, with excellent mildew resistance. More
1 bare root 180012-1 £4.95 Delivery late October
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Large, glossy black fruits with a superb rich flavour, produced over a long cropping period. Easy to grow, with excellent mildew resistance.

Genus Ribus nigrum
Variety Big Ben
Type Hardy Perennial Shrub
Common Name Blackcurrant
Border Position Back
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Shelter
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 100cm (39in)
Storing Can be frozen, otherwise to be eaten within 1-3 days of harvesting
Harvesting June - July
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
Time to think about fruit

Everything in the garden is on the verge of waking up from its winter sleep now, in fact this year one or two things are already off to an early start...

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