$24.00 – $32.00
The Black Currant is a deciduous shrub that produces dark purple to black berries that are perfect for making jams, jellies, and other culinary delights. This hardy shrub is adaptable to a wide range of soil types and tolerates full sun to partial shade. The plant grows up to 6 feet tall and is fairly medium to low maintenance, requiring only regular pruning to promote healthy growth and fruit production. Its fragrant, bell-shaped flowers bloom in the spring and add an attractive aesthetic to any landscape. Order now and enjoy the delicious and nutritious fruits of the Black Currant.
Sun: Full/ Partial
Water: High, frequent watering weekly. About 25mm each week.
Soil: Moist, rich with pH 6.5-7.5
Size at Maturity: 1-1.25m height, 1m wide
Pests: Aphids, Spider Mites. Local pesticide or isolation of the plant reduces infestation.
Maintenance: Medium to low
Flower Colours: White/purple
Special Notes: Early pruning will result in fruit delay until the winter.
2 gal, 3 gal