BLACKCURRANT Ben Sarek 3L

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£12.99

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Blackcurrant Ben Sarek is a heavy cropping blackcurrant that ripens in mid July.

Blackcurrant Ben Sarek is a tried and trusted variety that’s ideal for smaller gardens due to it’s compact habit.  IT has good frost and mildew resistance so a good choice for the north of England.

It’s a self fertile variety

Plant 1.5m (5ft) apart in rows 2m (6ft) apart.

They prefer slightly acidic, moisture retentive & well-drained soil in full sun or light shade.

Mix in to you soil an organic soil improver and general fertiliser with the infill soil. Water regularly until established.

The fruit is produced on previous year’s branches. Cut back all shoots to within 2-3 buds of soil level after planting. In the third year cut weak and damaged shoots. From year 3 cut back third of the older branches. Apply a general fertilizer in spring.

Ferndale Daisy only