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CURRANT - BLACK

Black currant muradukblogBotanical Name: Ribes nigrum
Description

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 winds. Full sun or a site that gets late afternoon shade. Tolerant of heavy wet soils.

Other Names: Blackcurrant
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Plant Information or Specifications

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Jam Pickle And Preserve (#JamPickleAndPreserve)

Preferred Climate

Cool Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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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 (Cutting) 3/10

Lorna's Edible Fruits
Update: 3035 days 0hrs

Comments: -

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

Fruiting Months February

Planted: 2004

Height 1.2 metres

Qty: 3

Fruit Harvest: 0.5 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 12 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Yearly

Pest Control:

None needed.

Organic Status:Organic


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Daniuel's Edible Fruits
Update: 2590 days 11hrs

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Growing well. Looking forward to fruit.

Planted: 2010

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Kathy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 2084 days 10hrs

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Autumn 2012: Only a cutting at the moment. Can't wait to make some jam!

Height 30 Centimetres

Qty: 1


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