Ben Tirran Blackcurrant Bush (ribes nigrum)
- Popular variety for UK gardens - late fruiting
- Self-fertile, reliable crops
- Supplied 3-5 branches, 40cm tall, bareroot ready to plant
Blackcurrant Ben Tirran is a late cropping blackcurrant bush. Perfect for extending the cropping season of blackcurrants. Ben Tirran is a very productive bush with excellent tasting, juicy medium sized fruit.
Ben Tirran is a vigorous, bushy, upright deciduous shrub, with edible black fruit about mid to late summer.
Where to Plant
Plant full sun to partial shade, moist but well-drained soil. Ben Tirran likes chalky, clay, loamy, or sandy soils, but will tolerate most soil types. Soil pH acid/ alkaline, or neutral. Can be planted in all aspects. Make sure to mulch in some compost with the soil before planting. Ribes nigrum Ben Tirran will reach an approximate height of 1.5m x 1.5m after about 2-5 years.
**Scot Plants Direct can only supply bareroot plants when they are dormant during the winter months from November to April annually.
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