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Black Currant ribes nigrum Ben Alder Pot Grown

Black Currant Bush - Ben Alder | ScotPlants Direct

Product Code: s1529

Price: £8.75
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Blackcurrant Ben Alder Pot Grown (ribes nigrum)

Characteristics

  • Mid-season variety with high yields
  • Bred by the Scottish Crop Institute
  • Super juice production, high vit. C
  • Supplied 3 Litre Pot Grown ready to plant

Description

Ribes nigrum Blackcurrant Ben Alder is a mid-season high yielding blackcurrant.  It is grown for its high juice yield and vit. C.  Ben Alder fruits are small but packs a good punch.  The fruit has good colour stability.  Ben Alder has a high resistance to disease particular foliage problems and late flowering escapes the late frosts. 

Where to Plant

Expect cropping in about July.  Plant about 1.5m apart in rows about 2m apart.  Height and spread about 1.1m x 1.1m. 

Plant in full sun, well-draining soil.  Rhubarb will tolerate almost any type of soil.  Make sure the soil is prepared well and deep as the rhubarb roots will go deep as they do develop a deep root system and best if the soil is fertile, can be partially shaded as well.  Rhubarb will be large so the planting hole should be a bit wider than the crown / plant.  Plant so that the top of the plant is at or just below soil surface and gently firm around and water well.


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