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20-30cm Ben Hope' Blackcurrant Bush | Bare Root

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Disease resistant cultivar perfect for the organic grower

Ben Hope is bred in the UK and has a high resistance to disease including 'big bud' mite, rust, mildew and leaf spot making this variety particularly desirable for those gardeners who prefer organic gardening or who just like to keep pesticide use to a minimal. Ben hop

e provides heavy, reliable crops of medium sized berries and the fruit itself is of great quality, ripening slightly later than other varieties.The flavour of this black currant is sweet and flavoursome and considered by many to be the best tasting variety of them all. The bush is tall, upright and vigorous.

Variety Information

  • Harvesting Period: July-August
  • Estimated Time to Best Yields: 2 Years
  • Uses: Eating Fresh, Jam-Making, Cooking
  • Supplied As: Bare Root
  • Height on Arrival: 30cm (1ft)
  • Planting Distance: 1-1.5m
  • Eventual Height & Spread: 1.5m x 1.5m (5 x 5ft)
More Information
Colour Test Sand
Harvesting Period Mid Season Fruit Trees, Late Season Fruit Trees
Common Name Blackcurrant
Features Fruiting Plants For Shade
Harvest Month July, August
Is Collection/Mix? No
Needs Ericaceous Compost? No
Species Black Currant Bushes, Soft Fruit Plants
Time To Cropping 1 Year
Type Blackcurrant
Uses Fruiting Plants Suitable For Eating Fresh
Colour Sand
Foliage Colour Green
Material Clay
Pollination Group Group 3-4, Self-Fertile
Annual Rate Of Growth Fast Growing
Supplied As Bare Root
Supplied As Bare Root
Type Soft Fruit Plants