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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.



We have found 5 products.
 

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.

More info
    • 1 bareroot blackcurrant plant

    • Despatch: By end of December 2014
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    • £11.99
    • 1 x 3 litre potted blackcurrant plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £16.99
    • 2 bareroot blackcurrant plants + 1 FREE

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

    • Despatch: By end of December 2014
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    • £16.99
    • 1 x 3 litre potted blackcurrant plant

    • Despatch: By end of December 2014
    •  
    • £16.99
    • 2 bareroot blackcurrant plants + 1 FREE

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

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 December 2014
    •  
    • £12.99
    • 2 bareroot blackcurrant plants + 1 FREE

    • Despatch: By end of December 2014
    •  
    • £24.99

Currant Collection

Ribes nigrum, Ribes rubrum

Currants have a long cropping season, freeze well and are perfect for pies and jams. We supply healthy, 1 year old bare root plants, which are pruned already and will quickly establish once planted. 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. Height and spread: 120cm (48”).


Collection comprises 1 plant each of:
Blackcurrant 'Ben Connan' - This heavy cropping small bush variety produces large, glossy black fruits with a superb rich flavour. Estimated time to cropping once planted: 16-20 months (4-8 months for premium bareroot). Estimated time to best yields: 16-20 months.
Redcurrant 'Rovada' - Large luscious red fruits are produced in profusion from mid July, and through August. Estimated time to cropping once planted: 4-8 months. Estimated time to best yields: 28-32 months (16-20 months for premium bareroot).
Whitecurrant 'Blanka' - Masses of large, sweet, almost translucent berries on long strings from late July through to August. Estimated time to cropping once planted: 4-8 months. Estimated time to best yields: 28-32 months (16-20 months for premium bareroot).

More info
    • 3 bareroot currant plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of December 2014
    • SAVE £14.98  
    • £39.97 £24.99
    • 3 premium currant plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
    • SAVE £18.98  
    • £53.97 £34.99

Pinkcurrant 'Gloire de Sablon'

Ribes rubrum

 Customer Rating

Rarely available in shops, the fruit of pink Currant 'Gloire de Sablon' are highly desirable for decorating desserts, or making summer puddings, jams and jellies. The remarkable soft, translucent pink currants have a delightful fragrance and a juicy, sweet flavour. These robust plants have good disease-resistance, and produce a heavy crop from mid to late July. Height and spread: 120cm (47”).


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 4-8 months.
Estimated time to best yields: 16-20 months.

More info
    • 1 x 2 litre potted pinkcurrant plant

    • Despatch: By end of December 2014
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    • £16.99