In a nutshell....
Ben Sarek is a main crop variety of black currant. Vigorous growth, easy to grow and is easily the most popular currant. (Early Cropper)
No. of Plants
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.
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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