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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 'Big Ben'

Ribes nigrum

 Customer Rating
  • NEW in 2014

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! Producing 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 bareroot blackcurrant plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £11.99
    • 2 bareroot blackcurrant plants + 1 FREE

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £23.98

Blackcurrant 'Ebony'

Ribes nigrum

 Customer Rating

The sweetest blackcurrant ever! This outstanding dessert variety is so exceptionally sweet that it can be eaten straight from the bush when fully ripe. Heavy crops of large, firm currants - each one up to twice the size of a normal blackcurrant - are produced for harvesting from early to mid July. The bushy plants have a slightly open, spreading habit which makes harvesting so easy. This rewarding variety is easy to grow and 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. 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.


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 bareroot blackcurrant plant

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £11.99
    • 1 cordon blackcurrant plant

    • Despatch:
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    • £16.99
    • Out of stock
    • 1 x 3 litre potted blackcurrant plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
    • HALF PRICE  
    • £22.99 £11.49
    • 2 bareroot blackcurrant plants + 1 FREE

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
    •  
    • £23.98