Black Currants Ribes nigrum

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Black Currant Fruit Tree producing fruit for Black Currant

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Currant - Black

Ribes nigrum
These bushes produce masses of berries, high in Vitamin C. Ideal fruit for making jams, juice and even liqueur. Highly frost tolerant requires an area where winters are cold. Plant into rich moist free draining soil in a site protected from strong hot win... Read More
Other Names: Blackcurrant

$17.90 ($14.90-$17.90 choose a size)

Specifications of Currant - Black

Preferred Climate Cool TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes (Often below -2)

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March

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Currant - Black Reviews & Tips

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kevin
★★★★★ 10months ago

COOCHIEMUDLO ISLAND, QLD

Currant - Black

healthy

Peter Ivanoff
4y ago

Exeter Adelaide, SA, Australia

Currant - Black

Potato peels or old potatoes chopped up should be placed or dug in near the roots, or water the plant around the roots with a mixture of potato starch and water. The shrub just loves it and you end up with big juicy berries when they start fruiting

Lorna
14y ago

Albany, WA, Australia

Need more chill for these than we receive. Fruiting has been poor.

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