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Blackcurrant 'Ben Sarek'
£5.95

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Ben Sarek is a main crop variety of black currant. Vigorous growth, easy to grow and is easily the most popular currant. (Early Cropper)

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An ideal black currant for the home garden it attains a very manageable size of only 3 feet at maturity. This variety has frost and mildew resistance so a good choice for colder sites.The large black fruits have wonderful flavor for eating fresh or making into jams, jellies, syrup, juice and wine.

Ready for harvesting mid-July. The fruit should be picked quickly as can fall from the bush when ripe.

Plant 1.5 metre apart.

Health Benefits:
Blackcurrants are very high in Vitamin C. They also contain Potassium, Vitamins A & E, Vitamin B1-3, 5 & 6, Iron, Phosphorous and a wide range of essential nutrients.

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Asked By Ann Lott
on April 22nd, 2016
I,be just bought a black currant Ben Sarek from you. What do I need to do to prepare it for planting? Can it go straight in the ground or should I pot it up first?
Answered by Andrew
on April 26th, 2016
Hi Ann. If you have good soil then you can just put it directly in the ground. Blackcurrants are hardy plants and will grow well in most conditions
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