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Blackcurrant 'Ben Hope'

Common Name: Blackcurrant

Plant Family: Grossulariaceae

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Blackcurrant 'Ben Hope'
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Price:  £7.50
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5 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  3 litre pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Kitchen Garden
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Berries or Fruit:  Yes
Habit/Shape:  Bushy
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Cooking Use:  Jellies and Jams


Compact variety with heavy crops of large fruits in mid July. Good frost and disease resisitance. An established plant can yield up to 8lb (3.6kg) of fruit. Grow in any well drained soil (except deep chalk) in full sun.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.


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