A small, hardy attractive, woody shrub that produces between 8 to 30 flowers along its branches that are followed by clusters of small, glossy black berries that are rich in antioxidants, vitamin C and minerals. Blackcurrants can be eaten raw and have a sweet to tart flavour but are usually used in pies, jams, preserves and syrups.
|Growth Width — 1.5m|
|Growth Height — 1.5m|
|Fruiting Period — Summer|
|Flowering Period — Spring|
|Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade|
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
Keep soil moist but not wet.
It's important to prune blackcurrent heavily in winter. Remove all old wood leaving 10cm shoots to bear the following crop.