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Currant Plants


Currants, whether they're white, pink, red or black, are extremely versatile and can be used in jams, jellies, summer puddings, pies or for decorating cakes. They freeze well, which means you can make the most of your bumper crops of these juicy fruits. You'll receive healthy bareroot plants that will quickly establish in your garden and give you a great harvest for many years to come.



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Blackcurrant 'Ben Connan'

Ribes nigrum

This heavy cropping small bush variety produces large, glossy black fruits with a superb rich flavour. Blackcurrant 'Ben Connan' is early cropping, from the beginning of July, and continues to produce fruit over a long cropping period. From the second season onwards each plant will produce over 3.5kg (over 7lb) of fruit and will keep producing for up to 10 years. With excellent mildew resistance and good frost tolerance, this RHS AGM variety really has it all! Height and spread: 120cm (47”).

We supply established, healthy 1-year old bareroot pre-pruned plants which will quickly establish once planted.


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 16-20 months (4-8 months for premium bareroot or 3L potted plant)
Estimated time to best yields: 16-20 months.

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    • 1 bare root blackcurrant plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 1 x 3 litre potted blackcurrant plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £16.99
    • 2 bare root blackcurrant plants + 1 FREE

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £23.98

Blackcurrant 'Big Ben'

Ribes nigrum

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The largest blackcurrant we have ever seen - and with a lovely sweet flavour too. The large, glossy, strong-skinned fruits weigh on average 2.9g each, compared to a weight of 1.1g in standard varieties! This blackcurrant bush produces up to 4.5kg of fruit per plant at maturity, Blackcurrant 'Big Ben' is a high yielding cultivar and deservedly won an RHS Award of Garden Merit at recent trials. The fruits are borne on naturally arching stems for easy picking and are sweet enough to be eaten fresh or used in cakes, jams and crumbles. Also has excellent mildew resistance. Height and spread: 120cm (47").

We supply established, healthy 1-year old bareroot pre-pruned plants which will quickly establish once planted.


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 16-20 months (4-8 months for cordon plant)
Estimated time to best yields: 16-20 months.

 

More info
    • 1 bare root blackcurrant plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 bare root blackcurrant plants + 1 FREE

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £24.99

Redcurrant 'Rovada'

Ribes rubrum

Large luscious red fruits are produced in profusion from mid July through August, producing up to 2½kg (6lb) from a single plant in a season. Redcurrant 'Rovada' bears its generous crop in long strings making them particularly easy to harvest. Redcurrants have a long cropping season, freeze well and are perfect for pies and jams. Height and spread: 120cm (47”).


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 4-8 months.
Estimated time to best yields: 28-32 months (16-20 months for premium bare root plant).


We supply established, healthy 1-year old bareroot pre-pruned plants which will quickly establish once planted. Cordon - Ideal for small gardens as they take up little space planted against walls and fences. Each tree becomes a trunk with short side branches on which fruit forms.

More info
    • 1 bare root redcurrant plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £16.99
    • 1 x 3 litre potted redcurrant plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    •  
    • £16.99
    • 3 bare root redcurrant plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    •  
    • £23.98